Space Elevator Architecture Note #15

Space Elevator Architecture Note #15 The Galactic Harbour’s Full Operational Capacity Michael A. Fitzgerald Personal Prolog This is an Architecture Note.  It is the opinion of ISEC’s Chief Architect.  It represents an effort to document ISEC’s ongoing science and engineering discussions, and is one of many to be published over time.  Most importantly, it is a…

Omaha Trail Overview

The Omaha Trail A system for high-efficiency transport between Earth and Mars Collaboration between the Lake Matthew Team (LMT) and ISEC director M. Lades Introduction Mars is popular as a new frontier destination for humanity, thanks to SpaceX initiatives and other private enterprises. Governments are finally starting to move on plans that were delayed when…

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…