Date: 10 months ago   Category: Space

Japan has created the first-ever space elevator


The prototype of the first device will be tested next week, having launched him into an orbit. The Japanese scientists have created the first-ever prototype of the space elevator. They plan to carry out the first start by means of the carrier rocket H-IIB. Phys.org reports about it. Into orbit the elevator will be sent in the next few days. So far the space elevator it is necessary to deliver a hypothetical construction the main function of which freight in space without rocket. The prototype looks as a box with the motor the size 6 centimeters long and with a basis of 3 cm. It is equipped with a 10-meter cable which stretches between small satellites. The cable tense from the Earth's surface to the space station in a geostationary orbit has to be a basis of the space elevator. Earlier it became known that SpaceX will start the ship with astronauts in April, 2019. Also the correspondent wrote that scientists have allowed existence of life on oceanic planets of News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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