Who knew? Ben Shelef, CEO of Spaceward (the umbrella organization organizing the Space Elevator Games) has enlisted the help of Homer and Marge Simpson. I can’t wait to meet them at this year’s Games!
Homer and Marge are shown at the anchor station for the Climber/Power-Beaming competition. Homer is standing on the anchor plate while Marge is next to the Belay line. In between them (but closer to Marge) is the Anti-Rotation wire, mounted on a damper and some weights.
And I just hope that’s not a Canadian Beer that Homer is holding…
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