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2005



2005 Power Beaming Archive

2005 Picture Album

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By the numbers:

Starting Height: 5 m
Target Height: 50 m
Target Speed: 1 m/s ($0.5M)
Ribbon width: 10 cm (4")
Number of Registered Teams: 8
Competition Date: October 2005
Location: NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA


The Space Elevator Gamesa at the X-Prize Cup, Las Cruces, NM.
Official results:

First Place: USST (no funds awarded)


The almost-money climb, USST, 10 seconds too slow. Announcer: Roger Gilbertson

NASA Sponsors composite Team composte

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