SE History Interview – Graham Templeton

Summary of Mark Dodrill (ISEC History Committee) Interview with Graham Templeton (Technical Writer and Author, Vancouver, BC) (by Mike Hall) Graham has covered many space conferences that have aroused his interest in Space Elevators. He has also had a story published featuring a Space Elevator. When attending these conferences the issue of launch costs raises awareness…

SE History Interview – Daniel Needles

Summary of Interview with Daniel Needles conducted by Mark Dodrill (by Evan Smith) Daniel Needles is writing a novel, Flash Memory, with Space Elevator as part of the backdrop of the story. He is interested in the applications of SE technologies to human society, including required precursors or nuances. He feels that SE is definitely…

SE History Interview – Bryan Laubscher

Summary of Mark Dodrill (ISEC History Committee) Interview with Dr. Bryan Laubscher, President Odysseus Technologies (by Mike Hall) Bryan first heard of the concept of the space elevator when he was a child but didn’t have a really good understanding of how it worked until around 1999-2000 when he was at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He…

SE History Interview – Vern Hall

ISEC Space Interview with Vern Hall, Interviewer was Mark Dodrill, during the 2014 ISEC Space Elevator conference in Seattle. (Q) Can you please describe how you first heard about the space elevator? (A) I heard of the concept in popular publications like National Geographic, in an article several years ago, and it is a very…