Orbital towers link the Earth surface, on the equator, to anchor asteroids in geostationary orbit; the first was built in 2180 (CHb:7). No other planet developed this kind of structure.

NameSurface station Anchor asteroid
Brazilian orbital tower (tNG:1)(in Brazil) Supra Brazil
African orbital towerMt. Kenya Station Sky-high Kijabe

(Note: This list consists only of items mentioned in the sources. It may be very incomplete.)


Lift capsules travel at around 3 Mm/h (tNG:1); the trip up or down taking about 12 h.

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