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The Path to an Elevator into Space

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The Path to an Elevator into Space

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The Path to an Elevator into Space

The Path to an Elevator into Space

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Though a science fiction staple for years, some technologists say that getting a lift into space on an elevator may not be as far-fetched as it seems. We'll find out about what progress has been made towards creating such a massive engineering feat.

Guest:

Brad Edwards, former director of research, Institute for Scientific Research. President of Carbon Designs Inc.