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August 18, 2015
Going Up! Elevator to Space Just Became Real
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 18, 2015
A Canadian company has earned a US patent on a free-standing, inflatable 12-mile-high elevator that may revolutionize the future of space travel, and may even provide new opportunities for tourism. Thoth Technology Inc. is a private Canadian company which normally specializes in miniaturized and light-weight gadgets for outer space. But the space company is now aiming for something much bigger, and has just earned a patent to make it happen: A 12-mile-high elevator structure that will make the cur ... read more

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