September 26th, 2006
NewScientistSpace article on LiftPort’s recently completed 60 day test of their one-mile high tether system. Several interesting problems with airborne wildlife were encountered.
The article also reported that LiftPort is now working with North Carolina State University and Rutgers University to develop a three-mile high tether system. Finally, it is reported that LiftPort’s carbon nanotube factory has now “made its own carbon nanotubes for the first time.”
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