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ISEC promotes the development, construction and operation of a space elevator as a revolutionary and efficient way to space for all humanity.
 space elevator space travel
Scientists at the European Space Agency (Esa) are investigating the possibility of inducing hibernation-like states in astronauts sent on long trips to the outer planets such as Jupiter and Saturn. However, like other applications, this one may be some way off. ... We have been looking at suspended animation to cut consumables - food and water - on a journey that could take five years or longer. That is important because missions are...

2005-04-21

 space travel
The vehicle is being developed to take human space explorers back to the Moon and potentially then on to Mars.

2006-08-23

 space travel
The military agency will take over the X-37 programme once spearheaded by NASA, which had hoped to use it as the basis for the space shuttle's successor...

2006-11-20

 space travel
An enormous ring of superconducting magnets similar to a particle accelerator could fling satellites into space. Proponents of the idea say it would be much cheaper than conventional rocket launches. But critics warn that the technology would be difficult to develop and that the intense g forces experienced during launch might damage the very satellites being lofted into space. ... The launch ring would be ideal for delivering supplies to...

2006-10-03

 space travel
The following year, the firm plan to go one stage further launch the first commercial trip around the moon.

2006-07-21

 space travel
... that could form the basis of a future space hotel.

2006-07-12

 space travel
A spinning ring and a strong magnetic field could produce a repulsive anti-gravity force.

2006-01-05

 space travel

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