Tacoma’s Michael Laine, the visionary behind the LiftPort Group, holds a prototype of a climbing robot that test the mechanics of the group’s robot space elevator that could someday climb a carbon nanotube cable into space.
Tacoma’s Michael Laine, the visionary behind the LiftPort Group, holds a prototype of a climbing robot that test the mechanics of the group’s robot space elevator that could someday climb a carbon nanotube cable into space. Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com
Tacoma’s Michael Laine, the visionary behind the LiftPort Group, holds a prototype of a climbing robot that test the mechanics of the group’s robot space elevator that could someday climb a carbon nanotube cable into space. Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com

Next floor: Outer space

February 28, 2016 7:29 PM