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Space Elevator

REALLY? Enormous Elevator Could Take You To Space

Space.com | Leonard David | Posted 02.26.2014 | Science

Is it time to push the "up" button on the space elevator? A space elevator consisting of an Earth-anchored tether that extends 62,000 miles (100,000...

Why Don't We Have Space Elevators?

Getty images | Posted 05.29.2013 | Science

By: Jillian Scharr Published: 05/29/2013 10:48 AM EDT on TechNewsDaily With his 1979 novel "The Fountains of Paradise," science-fiction writer Arth...

LOOK: Blood-Powered Computers, Elevators To Space And More Stunning Visions Of The Future

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology

When can we buy robots that will complete all our household chores for us? When will our gadgets be grafted onto our skin and powered by our blood? An...

Test Suggests Military Drone Could Fly FOREVER

Posted 07.16.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 07/16/2012 01:23 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily A silent drone flown by U.S. Special Forces could stay i...

Can the Microscopic Help Build the Colossal?

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 06.13.2012 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

It is very risky, but if we could make an elevator to space, we would be using a less wasteful and less dangerous way to explore the stars.

Company Reveals Plans For A Space Elevator

Posted 02.28.2012 | Technology

Imagine boarding an elevator with 30 people, launching from the Earth's equator into outer space, and traveling at 124 miles per hour, for a week, alo...

'Space Elevator' Could Be Reality By 2050

The Week | Posted 04.28.2012 | Weird News

Ever dream of flying into outer space? In the next 40 years, adventurous space tourists might not have to worry about ever boarding a rocket ship....

Space Elevator Games: Teams Compete To Build Elevator To Space

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A robot powered by a ground-based laser beam climbed a long cable dangling from a helicopter on Wednesday to qu...