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2018 Space Elevator Conference Day 2

The 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Conference has started in Seattle, WA, at the Museum of Flight ! Here is the agenda for day 2: Technical Program Agenda Day 2 – Saturday, August 18, 2018 – Skyline Room 8:30am Check in begins – Skyline Room 9:00am Mini Workshop (cont’d) – “Preliminary Technology Readiness Assessment of the Space Elevator…

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July 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter

July 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter Welcome to the July, 2018 edition of the ISEC Newsletter! Dear Fellow Space Elevator enthusiast, Let me give you the Who, What, Where, When and Why of the upcoming Space Elevator Conference. Who: You! Yes, you! We Want You What: To sign up for the Space Elevator Conference! Where: Right where you are, if you are…

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June 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter

June 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter Welcome to the June, 2018 edition of the ISEC Newsletter! Dear Fellow Space Elevator enthusiast, Please allow me to introduce myself–my name is Sandee Schaeffer and I am the new Editor of the ISEC Newsletter. I would like to thank Mark Dodrill for his hard work in publishingthe newsletter and teaching…

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2018 ISEC Space Elevator Conference Registration Now Available

Great news for all you Space Elevator enthusiasts!  The ISEC 2018 Space Elevator Conference is open for registration! Our theme this year is: “The Space Elevator Transportation System is closer than you think!” Come experience learning, brainstorming, and international collaboration in an atmosphere of history, invention, and discovery! Full conference details can be found here:  ISEC…

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Keep the Space Elevator News Coming!

Hello fellow space elevator enthusiasts!  ISEC wants to continue delivering our exciting Space Elevator progress, monthly Newsletter and Conference information to your email box, but we need your help! Please go to the following link, fill in the information, and click the Subscribe button.  When you receive the confirmation email from ISEC, click on the…

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Web and Social Media for ISEC

In our modern world, the web and social media are the most common ways that people get their news and information about, well, everything!  ISEC wants to take fuller advantage of this trend to reach new audiences that we haven’t been able to before and spread the word about space elevators. If you are excited…

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May 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter

May 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter Welcome to the May, 2018 edition of the ISEC Newsletter! Dear Fellow Space Elevator enthusiast, In this edition, Fitz’s Architecture Note is about how we need to begin an outreach program to show others how Space Elevators fit into the future, Dr. Swan introduces us to another intern from last year’s…

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Riding The Multi-Stage Elevator

Riding the Multi-stage Space Elevator First you need to get to Kiribati in the central Pacific Ocean, probably via Hawaii. As you approach, you will see a cluster of tubes rising from the terminus platform. The platform is floating and is stabilized in the same way as an oil exploration platform. When preparations are complete,…

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April 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter

April 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter Welcome to the April, 2018 edition of the ISEC Newsletter! Dear Fellow Space Elevator enthusiast, In this edition, there is another Architecture Note about how we can move from a strategic approach to an actual plan, an announcement about our Summer Internship program, and a preview of our dual themes for…

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2018 Summer Internship Program

Deadline –  15 May 2018 International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC) Announces a Summer Internship Program ISEC will have an internship program this summer to stimulate research inside the space community with the purpose of improving the Body of Knowledge on space elevators.  The expectation is that the intern would work from home, putting in approximately…

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March 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter

March 2018 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter Welcome to the March, 2018 edition of the ISEC Newsletter! Dear Fellow Space Elevator enthusiast, In this edition, there is another Architecture Note about the technology readiness levels of the space elevator system.  We also have the complete schedule for the Space Elevator portion of the NSS ISDC Conference in May…

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October 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter

October 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter Dear Friend, Welcome to the October, 2017 edition of the ISEC Newsletter. In this edition, you will find information about two very influential organizations in the worldwide space community and how ISEC is working closely with them.  Those organizations are: the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) and the International Academy…

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2017 ISEC Space Elevator Conference Day 2

Welcome to day 2!  Here is the agenda for today: Carbon Nanotube Industry Review, Dr. Bryan Laubscher, Odysseus Technologies Acoustic Powered Tether Climbers, Keith Loftstrom Law and the Structure of the Space Elevator, Professor Kai Stability of a Multi-Stage Space Elevator, Dr. John Knapman Earth Port Access City, the Case for Hawaii, Vern Hall The Road…

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2017 ISEC Space Elevator Conference Day 1

The 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Conference has started! Here is the agenda for today: Space Elevator System Overview, Dr. Bryan Laubscher, Odysseus Technologies (Video Link) ISEC President’s Corner, Dr. Pete Swan, ISEC President Keynote Presentation, History and How It Leads to the Future, Dr. David Raitt (Video Link) Strategic Approach to the Space Elevator, Michael…

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eNewsletter Chief Editor Needed

eNewsletter Chief Editor Needed – Space Elevator As the ISEC is a 501 [c] 3 organization, it lives and breaths with its volunteer force.  Merriam-Webster defines a volunteer as: “A person who voluntarily undertakes or expresses a willingness to undertake a service[1]” We have a marvelous team working to support our vision and goals with…

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August 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter

August 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter – Dear Friend, Welcome to the August 2017 Newsletter. Here you will find current technical content from our engineers and new opportunities to get involved. Most importantly this is a reminder to register for the annual Space Elevator Conference this August in Seattle! Dr. David Raitt, a long time SE researcher and…

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July 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter

July 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter Dear Friend, Welcome to the July 2017 Newsletter. Here you will find current technical content from our engineers and new opportunities to get involved. Most importantly this is a reminder to register for the annual Space Elevator Conference this August in Seattle! If you wish to submit a paper, the July 10th…

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June 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter

June 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter Dear Friend, Welcome to the June 2017 Newsletter. Here you will find current technical content from our engineers and new opportunities to get involved. In this edition, we share updates from both Micheal Fitzgerald our Space Elevator Architect and Vern Hall our Earthport Harbor Master. This month, Fitzer discussed strategic approaches…

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May 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter

May 2017 ISEC Space Elevator Newsletter Dear Friend, Welcome to the May 2017 Newsletter. Here you will find current technical content from our engineers and new opportunities to get involved. In this edition we share an extensive interview with Space Elevator Enthusiast Micheal Schaeffer and the final piece of Micheal Fitzgerald’s three part analysis of…

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