Opening Space to Everyone
An anthology of stories edited by Bill Fawcett and Michael Laine
This book is organized into two main sections. The first section is non-fiction and covers the basic technical, financial, legal, social and political requirements of the system. Each section is written by an expert in the field and the reader is encouraged to visit any website links they provide in their attached biographies. The second section is composed of several science fiction stories outlining the possibilities and implications of Space Elevator construction for the whole world. After reading this book, LiftPort would just like you to be aware that there are many ways to continue your journey and get involved with the Space Elevator project.
Used availability for Bill Fawcett's Liftport
April 2006 : USA Hardback
June 2006 : USA Paperback