[extropy-chat] Space elevator numbers III
amara at amara.com
Fri Feb 16 06:57:39 UTC 2007
>Space debris and Van Allen belt radiation need to be considered in the
>context of a space elevator.
There's a debris fragmentation cascade in our future. The debris problem
will get a lot worse, quickly, in the near future, in other words.
Amara Graps, PhD www.amara.com
INAF Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario (IFSI), Roma, ITALIA
Associate Research Scientist, Planetary Science Institute (PSI), Tucson
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