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Can a space elevator be created?

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https://futurism.com/scientists-cable-earth-moon

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I think it could, but I imagined a large Geo-stationary satellite, like a base, with a cable running down to Earth.
The space base could be a launch point for space missions. The elevator running up the cable would eliminate the need for huge rocket launches to escape gravity, and once in space, the ships would need little power to get to where they're going.
These guys are talking about a cable clear from the Moon to just above the Earth's atmosphere. I hadn't thought of that.
It'd be quite an undertaking.
Apparently the experts think it could work.
I'm no expert, so I'll have to take their word for it.
It sure would be cool if they did it.

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