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The Climber

Ascending the ribbon efficiently and reliably is crucial. The climber utilizes current technology throughout and is under development through the Spaceward Foundation Space Elevator Games.

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Value Units
Mass 30 tons
Height 20 meters
Width 20 meters
Payload 60 tons
Maximum Velocity 200 kph
Power usage 2 MW

[image climber.jpg]

The working climber design is [climber.aoi here]. The software being used to modify it is Art of Illusion which is open source freeware. Notes on the design are located [climberdesignnotes.doc here].


Small climbers have been demonstrated through the Spaceward Space ELevator Games Include images and videos from the SE Games Include design write-ups

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