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The Fountains of Paradise

The Fountains of Paradise is a novel by Arthur C. Clarke. Set in the 22nd Century it describes the construction of a geostationary tower or orbital "beanstalk," a giant structure rising from the ground to the geostationary or Clarke Orbit at the height of approximately 36,000 kilometers.



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