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September 05, 2012

Lunar Space Elevator kickstarter over $65,000 with one week to go

The Lunar Space elevator kickstarter is over $65,000 with one week to go.

Different Fund Raising Levels in Brief

$8,000 - 2 km test
$20,000 - better sensors
$30,000 - at least 3 to 5 kilometer
$50,000 - new robot and at least 3 to 5 kilometer
$75,000 - transition from altitude to endurance
$100,000 - back in business for real
$250,000 - try for to climb to the limit of balloon technology , about 20 miles / 30 kilometers

$500,000 - tests with plants and animals at 30 kilometers
$3,000,000 - Full feasibility study and tests

They appear to be solidly on track for over $100,000 and probably about $120,000. A second kickstarter might get them to the $250,000 level.





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