2534: "Retractable Rocket"

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2534: "Retractable Rocket"

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Title text: Hard to believe that for so many years once they were fully extended we just let them tip over.

Imagine Bezos's dick-shaped rocket doing this. You're welcome.
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Re: 2534: "Retractable Rocket"

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Isn't this more of an extensible rocket though?
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Re: 2534: "Retractable Rocket"

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Isn't this just a space elevator with extra steps?
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Re: 2534: "Retractable Rocket"

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Wouldn't a space elevator with extra steps be space stairs?
(I hope there's never a fire at the top of a space elevator, requiring us to take the stairs.)
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No, it'd be a space ladder.
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Re: 2534: "Retractable Rocket"

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The Snide Sniper wrote: Thu Oct 28, 2021 12:20 pm Isn't this just a space elevator with extra steps?
I've seen someone else describe it this exact way (and remark that they themself weren't the first).
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chridd wrote: Sat Sep 11, 2021 7:09 pm *doesn't drink the interrobangs*
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