Next European Space Elevator Challenge

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Requirements 2012:Visit the Requirements page for more information.  The detailed Handbook is available at Downloads.

Make it ecology-minded, make it efficient, make it european!

Your challenge: Build a climber, that - based on the concept of a real space elevator - drives autonomously, carries high payloads and manages its energy efficiently.

For the future of Space Elevator in Europe

The objectives of European Space Elevator Challenge are,

An elevator to the stars? Is that really possible?

The concept is pretty easy. An elevator drives on an extremely tear-resistant tether at least 36.000 km up to the space. At the top of the tether a satellite or a space station is placed. The tether is permanently strained by the balance of the gravitation and the centrifugal forces.
Learn more about the idea...

Mpath - Elevate


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