Liftport’s Executive VP-Media, Joe Julian, gives an update of their HALE platform, their carbon nanotube factory and robotic lifter and also posts a calendar of coming events that LiftPort personnel will be participating in. The Newsletter can be found here.
The Spacescraper blog weighs in on how a Space Elevator will promote the construction of a Spacescraper.
In the March Technical Newsletter, LiftPort’s Research Director Tom Nugent writes about “The Lifter Shield: A More Robust Lifter Vehicle.” The Newsletter can be found here.
At the mensnewsdaily.com blog, Karl Lembke references the proposal for the Republicans to add a plank to their 2006 campaign in support of building a space elevator. Karl notes that Jerry Pournelle has opined that for the cost of the first year’s war in Iraq, the US could have built and launched a solar-power satellite system.
James Miller proposes that the Republicans should add support of a Space Elevator to their 2006 campaign.
A lengthy article in SFGate.com, the online arm of the San Francisco Chronicle, discusses potential problems that can be caused by space debris. Much of the discussion centers around the danger (real or imagined) that such debris could pose for a space elevator.
The “Lead Designer of LiftPort” discusses why he is broke and, incidentally, releases his latest drawings. The Newsletter can be found here.
Gizmodo says that a Space Elevator would be sexy.