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Russia Studies Exotic Lunar Elevator - Cable System to the Moon

By ccmd00d     Dec 4, 2006 in Technology
"Russia's Space Research Institute has been studying the idea of a space-elevator cluster to economically deliver payloads from the Earth to the Moon and back."
"According to Russian studies and experiments, the space-elevator cluster should consist of several cable systems. The first is in a low circular Earth orbit, and the second in a low elliptical Earth orbit. The third cable system would be in a circular equatorial lunar orbit. By adjusting the length of the tethers, it will be possible to change each orbital system's angular speed of rotation."
Now I don't know how feasible this is, but a cable system that links the earth to the moon is just amazing to me. Who would have thought we ever be able to do that?
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