chapter  31
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Integrated Lunar Transportation System

ByJerome Pearson John C. Oldson Eugene M. Levin Harry Wykes

Jerome Pearson is president of Star Technology and Research, Inc., a small business in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. He was an engineer for NASA during Apollo and a branch chief for the Air Force during SDI, and invented the space elevator and the lunar space elevator. He has degrees in engineering and geology and is author of nearly 100 technical publications, including invited articles for Encyclopaedia Britannica and New Scientist. He has been interviewed many times on television about space elevators and global warming, and was featured in the Discovery Channel series, Science of the Impossible. He is a Fellow of the BIS, an Associate Fellow of AIAA and a member of the International Academy of Astronautics.