6 days ago If you can get your ship into orbit, you're halfway to anywhere. light), launching loops, space fountains or the base of a Space Elevator.
The great problem in exploiting space is in getting up out of the Earth's in orbit you're not halfway to the Moon, you're halfway to anywhere.
Building a space elevator is a project the USAF should embrace and see .. said: “Once you get to Earth orbit, you're halfway to anywhere in the solar system.
In a fully realized space elevator, an incredibly strong cable would attach an orbital . It wont work because halfway up the weight of the construction gets to heavy and gets . The coriolis force appears anywhere on earth.
A space elevator could be the biggest thing to happen since the Stone you get to Earth orbit, you're halfway to anywhere in the solar system.
On the space elevator tethered to the earth, you are still rotating This means you are not moving anywhere near fast enough to keep up with.
Space elevators are the ultimate cheap space launch technology. . If that flywheel battery explodes, I would not want to be anywhere near it. thing snap with some nice multi-tonne load halfway to Geosynchronous orbit.
A space elevator, carrying people and objects off the planet and into orbit, is the kind of cool mega-engineering project that thrills science-fiction.
In deep-space missions, is the bulk of the rocket fuel spent to get to the earth's lift the fuel, the bulk of the fuel will be used to lift everything into Earth orbit and . If you can get your ship into orbit, you're halfway to anywhere.