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The Anchor

The anchor does more than simply hold the end of the ribbon down. The location is critical as is how the ribbon is held.


Value Units
Location Eastern Equatorial Pacific
Facility Floating ocean-going platform
Dry mass 27,000 tons
Onboard Power 20 MW
Maximum Velocity 20 kph
Cost 70M dollars


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Status:

Overall facility is mature technology that can be purchased immediately. Hold down mechanism requires development. Include images and videos Include design write-ups


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