“Bungee Jumping”: Russian Scientists Suggest Using Ropes to Ship Cargo From Mars

Sustainable methods of transportation are there for us not merely on Earth, but perhaps also in outer space, with researchers now striving to find more or less “green” options even for cargo deliveries in outer space.

Russian scientists have suggested launching cargo from Mars with the help of huge cables stretching from Phobos or Deimos. The innovative move essentially implies saying no to using rockets operating on chemical fuels, according to reports published in a Russian scientific research journal.

In Mars Daily

http://www.marsdaily.com/reports/Bungee_Jumping_Russian_Scientists_Suggest_Using_Ropes_to_Ship_Cargo_From_Mars_999.html

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