Launch loop earth to high orbit launch system

What's New?. . . . Counterweights!!! . . . For more information, email to keithl AT kl-ic DOT com . . . Here is the updated launchloop paper . . . A partial writeup describing very long tapered cables (29K) . . . The slides from the 2009 Space Elevator Conference . . . The launch loop slides (2025K) for the ISDC2002 conference. . . Slides for the launch energy paper (233K) from ISDC2002.

What do we need Launch Loops for? To cheaply launch Server Sky, data centers and space-sourced energy in orbit!

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LaunchLoop (last edited 2018-05-31 20:55:36 by KeithLofstrom)