8) It's a dumb idea: The space elevator has only existed in science fiction novels. Since when has anything from a science fiction novel become reality?
5) It would ruin Star Trek: The writers never envisioned a space elevator in their television series. Building one would ruin the story line, enraging fans across the scifi community.
4) We need Space Powers: If too many nations have access to space, people might get the notion that we are all created equal, leading to chaos.
Monday, November 20, 2006
Darnell Clayton's Ten Reasons For Not Building A Space Elevator. Read the post for all of them. My favorites;
Posted by Brian Dunbar at 8:13 PM