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The Future of the Space Elevator [electronic resource]

ABC International
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Wouldn't this be a great way of getting into orbit? Jump in an elevator and push a button: first floor, outer space. In this video segment, hear from astroengineers that are actually working on space elevators. NASA is currently running a space elevator competition, with a million dollars of prize money on offer.
Release Date
2007
Run Time
4 min.
Language
English
English (dubbed in)
Rating
6 & up
Notes
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • Space Elevator Contest (2:02)
  • Carbon Nanotubes (0:55)
  • Space Elevator of the Future (1:18)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2007.
Publisher no.
47657 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (4 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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