Leaving the Planet by Space Elevator

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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. More

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Published by Linda
Words: 68,190
Language: English
ISBN: 9781466077058


Review by: cae13 on Feb. 12, 2011 :
Interesting book, I like it! It covers all aspects of space elevators and much more than I originally thought of myself. Recommended reading for SF and space travel addicts, who will get a link to reality here. And the price is a real bargain.
After heaving read Frank Schätzings novel "Limit" which uses a space elevator in its plot it was nice to compare his descriptions with the ideas from Brad Edwards and Phil Ragan.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)

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