Inflatable Tower To Space – Possible Now

Canadian scientists think that an inflatable tower to space can be built today. I have my doubts.

Discovery reported –tower

July 2, 2009 — An inflatable tower nine miles tall and tethered to a mountain top could cut the cost to launch spacecraft, reduce the need for geostationary communications satellites, and improve cell phone signals. “This structure could be made of commercially available materials,” said Brendan Quine, who, along with Raj Seth and George Zhu at York University in Toronto, Canada, wrote an article detailing their tower in the journal Acta Astronautica. Continue reading.

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