Space Elevator

photo by Free-Photos, courtesy of Pixabay

Think of the regular elevators you see on Earth. Now imagine the same thing, but a few sizes bigger and instead of travelling between floors on a building, this elevator travels from the surface of our planet into space. That’s the concept of the magical space elevator.

In practice, a space elevator could help transport people and other cargo into space more efficiently…

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