Ideas and Engineering

iPressl joins DELTAX, the MIT Space Elevator Team

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Space Elevator Concept. The purpose of the Tether Challenge is to develop a very strong tether material for use in various structural applications. The competition requires a 50% improvement in breaking force from year to year, starting with a commercially available tether in 2005. Additional requirements (such as operating temperature range, vacuum compatibility, and controlled […]


MIT-Austria – The Idea

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MIT-Austria Redwired Website This MIT-Austria Exchange Organization has not been founded yet. However, there are a few students from Austria, who made it to the reputable Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the number is increasing: Peter Wagner (MIT, Fall 2006); Triple M, Montanuniversitaet Leoben) UPDATE: Further students: Laura Droessler (MIT, Fall 2007), Andreas Maier (MIT, […]