New study suggests that a lunar space elevator could be built for about $1 billion using existing technology

The voyage might take days or weeks. Return trips would simply reverse the process.

A paper published by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics estimated that a lunar space elevator system might pay for itself within 53 trips by transporting lunar materials to a space station between the moon and the Earth.

  • Awesome
  • Lame
  • Where are the toilets on those things?
  • Led Zeppelin predicted this

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