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  1. Elevator of the Future: Space Elevator

    According to The Daily Yomiuri, Tokyo construction company, Obayashi Corporation, hopes to construct a space elevator by 2050. The space lift would carry passengers and cargo along a carbon nanotube ribbon from a terrestrial terminal to a spaceport nearly a quarter of the way to the moon. Sounds crazy right? Here’s how it works: at the end of…

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