Nanotubes, Space Elevators, and Tourism Draw Closer to Reality

Having escaped from the den of mind-control aliens [brushing the dust off my sleeves], I am now on to cheerier subjects. In case you haven’t kept up with progress in space entrepreneurship, there’s a series of articles at CNNMoney.com on the prospects for profit-making enterprises in space—including cheaper delivery to orbit, carbon nanotubes and space elevators, and industrial and tourist parks.

This is a great reason to exercise and eat right—so we can live long enough to see this stuff happen, and maybe catch a ride topside for a firsthand look at space!

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