An Easy Lift: What If The World Built A Space Elevator?

Future Space

For decades, humans have been strapping themselves to large rockets in order to literally blast themselves into outer space. But what if there was another way? What if, instead of a rocket, a trip to space could be as easy as taking an elevator from the ground floor to the penthouse suite? That’s right, we’re talking about the space elevator! But more specifically, what would be the geographic ramifications of such a world-defining mega project?

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