And 62,000 miles to go before they sleep...

LiftPort Group has hit the 1000 foot mark on their move towards making the Space Elevator a reality.

Of course, this is just a tiny portion of the ultimate heights something like this would need to reach. But still, I'm gripped by the idea of getting in an elevator and hitting the button for "Geosynchronous Orbit". And I thought the ear-popping to the top of the Sears Tower was fun...

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