• Question: can i build a tower into space

    Asked by dat boi to Charlie 🚀, Col Op, Kirsty on 24 Jun 2016.
    • Photo: Kirsty Lindsay

      Kirsty Lindsay answered on 24 Jun 2016:

      Sort of yes!

      There is an idea to build a space tower,called the space elevator, which could move things up and down from orbit by a lift. However at the moment we don’t have suitable technology to build a tower that big.