Books tagged: space access

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Building Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Their corporate bosses have given them a dangerous job intended to fail - the building of the first small Space Elevator - but when they succeed at that task, they are transferred to another project, that of finishing building the first classical wheel-type Space Station in LEO - where they discover that it is a prison from where they are intended to never return. (1st in Jim Cline's sci fi saga)
Leaving the Planet by Space Elevator
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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The seminal work on the Space Elevator by the controller of the project from the 1990's, together with a Foreword by the late Sir Arthur C Clarke, this explains the Space Elevator concept, how it works, when it will be deployed, and all the detail that goes with it.