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Large Slow Airships could move buildings?

Algorithmnast (1105517) writes | about 4 years ago

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Algorithmnast (1105517) writes "Discovery has a short article on using large slow-moving airships to move large objects without the need to dismantle them.

The company mentioned, Skylifter, refers to the lifting ship as an "ariel crane", not a Thor weapon.

It could easily help move research labs to new parts of the Antarctic, or allow a Solar Tower to be inserted into an area that's difficult to drive to, like say a mesa in New Mexico?"

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Poor engineering choice (1)

Deadstick (535032) | about 4 years ago | (#33828740)

The company mentioned, Skylifter, refers to the lifting ship as an "ariel crane", not a Thor weapon.

A caliban crane could probably lift a lot more weight.

rj

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