Konstantin Tsiolkovsky came up with the concept. Check this NOVA video to learn more.

One of the problems is to figure out how to power the climber up the cable into space. The prevailing idea is to deliver power from the surface through lasers or microwaves, or to use orbital solar panels.

Now a different idea promises to shake up the scenario…

Watch the demo here.

We’re gonna need a bigger sander.

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