Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Japan outlines plans to build elevator into space
ABC Online, Australia - 8 hours ago
Japan is planning to spend $9-billion on a massive space elevator to lift people and objects into orbit. Universities and companies have been diverted ...
The Future is Coming: Space elevator
National Post, Canada - 19 hours ago
But yesterday, The Times published a story examining the latest endeavour to build a working elevator by Japan Space Elevator Association - and this time, ...
Scientists reach for the stars with space elevator Sydney Morning Herald
Japanese researchers work to make sci-fi space elevator a reality DVICE
Japan plans first space elevator
The Tech Herald
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Japan sets out plans for space elevator, UK - Sep 22, 2008
A consortium of scientists and industrial firms has formulated a plan to build a space elevator that would drastically lower the cost of getting into orbit. ...
Japanese Begin Working On Space Elevator
Slashdot - Sep 22, 2008
Now the finest scientific minds of Japan are devoting themselves to cracking the greatest sci-fi vision of all: the space elevator. Man has so far conquered ...

The Tower of Babel

Another great leap forward for China
The Age, Australia - 23 hours ago
"Just like travelling abroad, anyone will be able to ride the elevator into space," Shuichi Ono, chairman of the Japan Space Elevator Association, ...

Japan Prepares to Board the Space Elevator
io9, CA - Sep 22, 2008
Japan has made the development of space elevator technology a priority as part of the country's long-term space development plans. The Japan Space Elevator ...

Discover Magazine
Japanese Group Pushes for $9 Billion, 22000-Mile Space Elevator
Discover Magazine, NY - Sep 22, 2008
The Japan Space Elevator Association [Web site in Japanese] estimates the project’s cost at $9 billion, but according to the association’s officials, ...

Japanese Scientists Plan to Build Space Elevator
Gizmodo - Sep 22, 2008
Japanese scientists are so hyped up on the possibilities of building a real life space elevator that in just two months time the country is playing host to ...
Japanese set to cross another invention off Arthur C. Clarke's ...
Tech Digest, UK - Sep 22, 2008
They are so serious about it they have registered a domain name - check out the Japan Space Elevator Association for more news. It's in Japanese, mind.
Scientist John Lee hopes to take the space elevator to the next level
Estes Park Trail Gazette, CO - Sep 11, 2008
Now, hitching a ride to the stars on a proposed space elevator being studied by several universities is bringing the starry stairway ever closer to home. ...

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