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2009 Wrap-up to Space Elevator Games

At the end of 2009, the web site for the Space Elevator Games posted a wrap-up of the year. Here is a video that they added to the post:

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Time Warp – Water Balloon

Cool “Time-Warp” video of a water balloon smashing into a subject’s face…

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Laser Shoot-Down

London’s Daily Telegraph reports on successful tests by the US to shoot down drone aircraft using lasers. I believe they are using the same sorts of infrared lasers that were used in the Space Elevator Games to power climbers up … Continue reading

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Space Elevator Games

From November 2 through November 6, I had the privilege to assist with the running of The 2009 Space Elevator Games. Organized by The Spaceward Foundation, the games were held at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center, on the dry lake … Continue reading

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