Other Resources

There are several other resources available if you want to learn more about the Space Elevator.

Space Elevator Pop-Tech Books
  • Space Elevator Systems Architecture, Peter Swan, Cathy Swan, Lulu Publishing, 2007. Buy
  • Leaving the Planet by Space Elevator, Bradley C. Edwards and Philip Ragan, Lulu Publishing, 2006 Buy
  • Liftport - The Space Elevator: Opening Space for Everyone, Bill Fawcett, Michael Laine, Tom Nugent, Meisha Merlin Publishing, Inc. 2006. Buy
  • Advanced Space System Concepts and Technologies, 2010 - 2030, Ivan Beckey. The Aerospace Press, 2003 Buy
  • Running the Line, Stories of the Space Elevator., Bradley Edwards, David Raitt, editors. Lulu Publishing 2006. Buy
  • Space Elevators: An Advanced Earth-space Infrastructure for the New Millennium NASA and D. V., Jr. Smitherman, University Press of the Pacific, 2006, Buy
  • The Space Elevator: A Revolutionary Earth-to-Space Transportation System Bradley C. Edwards, Eric A. Westling, 2003 Buy
  • Space Tethers and Space Elevators Michel van Pelt, Springer 2009 Buy
Space Elevator Material on the Web
Works of Fiction
  • Jack and the Beanstalk - an 1800's tale of horror! "'Fa, fe, fi, fo, fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman"...
  • The Fountains of Paradise, by Sir Arthur C. Clarke [Amazon]
  • The Web Between the Worlds, by Charles Sheffield [Amazon]
  • Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars, by Kim Stanley Robinson, a 'chromology' of mars colonization. [Amazon Amazon Amazon]
  • Star Trek Episode