The West Midlands Branch presents “The Space Elevator Climber” by Peter Robinson, ISEC

Speaker: Peter Robinson of the International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC)
Date: Saturday 16 May 2020
Start Time: 14:00
End Time: 15:15
Venue: via Zoom

Peter walks us through the essential and secondary functional requirements for Climbers using various friction drive and magnetic drive options.  He then looks at other design considerations such as Centre of Gravity, Steering and ‘Descender’ climbers.

This is a must-attend for anyone interested in the mechanics of the future of space launchings.


Meeting 1

13:55 The meeting is available to join

14:00 Welcome

14:05-14:35 Space Elevator Climber Talk by Peter Robinson

Meeting 2

14:35 Questions and Answers

(we enable everyone’s microphone to allow an interactive Q&A session)

Joining instructions

1. Register for the Talk using the link below
2. Before the event, we will send you an email with the joining links for both meetings.
3. On the day, click on the first meeting link (and follow the on-screen instructions to install Zoom if prompted)
4. Following the presentation, Meeting 2 – Questions and Answers begins.  At this time, click on the second Zoom meeting link in your email.


Speaker – Peter Robinson, MA, FBIS

Peter is the Lead Project Engineer with the International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC).

Date16/05/2020   – 14:00 UK Time.  

Location: Global.  

Organizer: The British Interplanetary Society (BIS)

Address: Online.

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