Will An 'Elevator To The Top' Ever Mean Truly To The Top, Investors.com
Hawking says space is the place...to live, News.com
A study by Nicola Pugno of the Polytechnic of Turin, Italy claims that Nanotubes may not reach the 62 gigapascals of tension when produced in mass quantity. This is the amount of tension that the ribbion would need to withstand to create a functioning space elevator.
Nanotubes Might Not Have the Right Stuff, Space.com
Jeff Bezos is using his millions he earned from Amazon.com to start up a new space transportation company called Blue Origin. The company is working to develop a "reusable, vertical-takeoff-and-landing rocket ship called the New Shepard."
Blue's Rocket Clues, MSNBC.com
Here is a review of the new Liftport book.
Book Review: Liftport: Opening Space To Everyone, Blogcritics.com
Not all bad news on the nanotube front.
Rice develops novel method to sort nanotubes by diameter, Rice.edu
Spaceward Foundation dangles another prize in $250,000 Telerobotic Challenge.
Spaceward Foundation and NASA create US$250,000 Telerobotic Challenge, Gizmag.com