Credit: Obayashi Corporation of Tokyo, Japan


The Space Elevator is closer than you think.

That’s the topic of a free webinar offered June 14-15 by the International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC).

This online seminar will have four short talks on the concept and the current planning and research to build a space elevator for Earth. The webinar will be presented twice over two days so you can pick the best time that works for you.

Climber makes it way up lengthy space elevator.
Credit: Frank Chase/Chase Design Studios

Register for free for one of the two online sessions below as space is limited.

Register for Session 1 – Friday, June 14, 2019 from 4pm to 8pm PDT (8am to 12pm Sat June 15 Tokyo time zone)


Register for Session 2 – Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 9am to 1pm PDT (6pm to 10pm Central Europe time zone)

Here is the planned agenda for each webinar:

  • Introduction and Welcome by Dennis Wright/John Knapman (10 min)
  • Space Elevators 101 by Pete Swan (45 min)
  • Space Elevator Materials with Focus on Graphene by Adrian Nixon (45 min)
  • Tethers, Space Elevators and Debris by Jerome Pearson (45 min)
  • Space Elevator Research by Dennis Wright/John Knapman (45 min)
  • Q & A (questions from registrants submitted during the webinar) (30 min)
  • Closing by Dennis Wright/John Knapman (10 min)

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