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Feb 24, 2012, 05:51AM

Japanese Company Wants to Build Space Elevator

"A 30-passenger car would travel along the cable, possibly using magnetic linear motors as a means of propulsion... Passengers would disembark at the station, which would house living quarters and laboratory space, along with a solar-power generation facility capable of transmitting power to the ground."

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