Are Space Elevators Possible?

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References:

[1] http://m-newton.ex.ac.uk/research/qsystems/people/sque.togo/physics/geostationary-orbit/
[2] http://images.spaceref.com/docs/spaceelevator/elevator.pdf
[3] https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/d402/ba5f97884b7398ae2a1ff79136f9c1a03993.pdf
[4] https://www.colorado.edu/faculty/kantha/sites/default/files/attached-files/25753-58722_-_tyson_sparks_-_may_3_2014_1128_am_-_sparks_final_paper.pdf
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