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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.

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


The working climber design is File:Climber.aoi. Notes on the design are located [climberdesignnotes.odt here]


Small climbers have been demonstrated through the Spaceward Space Elevator Games

Value Units
Mass 25 kg
Height 2 meter
Width 2 meter
Payload 10 kg
Maximum Velocity 18 kph
Power usage 9 kW

Include images and videos from the SE Games Include design write-ups

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