“We Have Canadian Tire”

This is an article from the July 16th, 2006 Toronto Star, discussing the Punkworks team’s entry into this year’s 2010 Space Elevator competition (it’s in Word format – and you’ll have to Zoom in to be able to read it).

Money Quote from Punkworks team leader Allen Atamer: “We don’t have the money to pay for a $300 titanium screw that goes on the Shuttle.  We have Canadian tire.”