Mar 31, 2017

Firm floats plan to hang colossal skyscraper from an asteroid

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Don’t expect it to go up anytime soon, but a New York City-based design firm has floated a mind-bending plan for the erection of a skyscraper it bills as “the world’s tallest building ever.”

Dubbed Analemma, the fanciful tower wouldn’t be built on the ground, but suspended in air by cables from an asteroid repositioned into geosynchronous Earth orbit just for the purpose.

Related: NASA’s Bold Plan to Save Earth From Killer Asteroids.

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