Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Bremerton's LiftPort Group Completes Second Round of Tests of Its Space Elevator Technology under FAA Waiver

SpaceRef - Your Space Reference
"LiftPort Group, the space elevator companies, today announced that it has successfully completed its second round of preliminary tests of its high altitude platform and robotic lifters. The tests, which were conducted under a waiver to use airspace granted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), used prototypes of proprietary technology the company is developing for use in the LiftPort Space Elevator, the company's revolutionary way to ferry cargo into space."