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Old Posted Oct 31, 2018, 12:30 PM
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A space elevator cable won't be made from steel. It would have to be something like carbon mono-filament.
And like the Kim Stanley Robinson novels, I think if a space elevator is ever built, it will first be built on Mars where it is much easier to do so.
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