Alternative Methods of Getting into Space

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#Space

Fri, Mar 3rd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Isaac Arthur has a very fascinating series of videos that cover different aspects of space, from travelling between planets, to understanding alien languages, to life extension. Above, a video on actually getting into space in the first place.

The first installment in a new series discussing alternative means of getting in space, from better rockets to massive structures like Space Elevators, Skyhooks, and Launch Loops.

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