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J E D Cline's Technical Documents

Formally published technical technical documents related to these space concepts include:

Cline, J. E. David, “Treehouse Haven”, Meditation Magazine, Winter 1990, 28-31 (Not a fully technical document, but published and printed, describing early vision of the KESTS to GEO concept.) 
Cline, J. E. David “Wet Launch of Prefab Habitat Modules” Space Manufacturing 10, Pathways to the High Frontier, Space Studies Institute, AIAA, 1995, 88-91
Cline, James E. D. “Kinetically Strengthened Transportation Structures” Space 2000 Conference Proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, 396-402.
Cline, James E. D. “Kinetically Supported Bridge Vehicle Lift To GEO” Space 2002 Robotics 2002 Conference Proceedings, ASCE, 2002, 8-21.
Cline, James E. D. “Energy Flow in Kinetically Strengthened Transportation Structure Systems to Space” Earth & Space 2004 Conference Proceedings, ASCE, 2004, 859-866.
Cline, James E. D. “The Space Escalator Carousel's Unique Potentials” Space Exploration 2005 Conference Proceedings, SESI, 2005, 230-238
Cline, James E. D. “Characteristics of Space Escalator Carousels vs. Space Elevators” Space Exploration 2005 Conference Proceedings, SESI, 2005, 355-364

Background:

Efforts to communicate my technological concepts and designs at times included the preparation and presentation of formal technical documents. A few of them have exclusive copyright by the conference publisher; some have dual copyright and will be available here; and some were done before computer and word processor was available. A few were prepared on an early computer I had, leaving only hardcopies, which were stolen by expert robbers long ago, apparently to prevent me from being able to prove my origination of the concepts thus unable to get a patent and thus not able to get investors to finance them. It worked. Eventually I decided to just make my concepts freely available to the world, rather than just have them ripped off by industrial critters.

On these pages I attempt to make available the documents that I have been able to retain and found so far. Living in poverty for decades, moving from tiny place to tiny place seeking work, makes it hard to keep things. Hopefully that which I have available here for you to read will be interesting and maybe even stir up your own creativity. They are listed in reverse time sequence, the more recent ones on top, earlier ones lower down.

(2007) Technical paper: "Long Range Electromechanical Power Transmission Along Space Transportation Structures"Presentation slides: lremptasts4b.htm (Prepared for presentation at the SESI Space 2007 conference in Albuquerque, NM; were delivered via email to the conference, but personal attendance was blocked.)

(2005) Technical paper: "Characteristics of Space Escalator Carousels Vs Space Elevators" Presented at the Space Exploration 2005 conference in Albuquerque, NM in 2005: Presentation slides:
elevator_carousel_emod.swf (Cline, James E. D. “Characteristics of Space Escalator Carousels vs. Space Elevators” Space Exploration 2005 Conference Pro- ceedings, SESI, 2005, 355-364)

(2005) Technical paper: "The Space Carousel's Unique Potentials" Presented at the Space Exploration 2005 conference in Albuquerque, NM; Presentation slides:  elevator_carousel_emod.swf tupsec_j.swf (Cline, James E. D. “The Space Escalator Carousel's Unique Potentials” Space Exploration 2005 Conference Proceedings, SESI, 2005, 230-238)

(2005) Technical paper: "Carousel Spacecraft Electrical Lift Around the Earth Up To GEO"  Presentation slides: slides sesi 2005 carousel_f

(2004) Technical paper:"Energy Flow In Kinetically Strengthened Transportation Structure Systems to Space" ASCE Space 2004; Presentation slides: "" Energy Flow In Kinetically Strengthened Transportation Structure Systems to Spaceacse 2004 space2004slides   "Energy Flow in Kinetically Strengthened Transportation Structure Systems to Space" (2004) (Cline, James E. D. “Energy Flow in Kinetically Strengthened Transportation Structure Systems to Space” Earth & Space 2004 Conference Proceedings, ASCE, 2004, 859-866.)

(2002) Technical paper: "Kinetically Supported Bridge Vehicle Lift to GEO." Paper presented at the ASCE Space 2002 conference in Albuquerque, Presentation slides:  NM  as2002mod4d.swf or space2002slides    (Cline, James E. D. “Kinetically Supported Bridge Vehicle Lift To GEO.” Space 2002 Robotics 2002 Conference Proceedings, ASCE, 2002, 8-21.)

(2000) Technical paper:  “Kinetically Strengthened Transportation Structures" Presentation slides:  space2000slides  "Kinetically Strengthened Transportation Structures"  (2000) (Cline, James E. D. “Kinetically Strengthened Transportation Structures.” Space 2000 Conference Proceedings, ASCE, 2000, 396-402)

(1997) Technical paper: "Kinetic Energy Supported Electrically Powered Transportation Structures" Presentation graphics:  ssi1997graphics "Kinetic Energy Supported Electrically Powered Transportation Structures" (1997) (Presentation was made at SSI conference in Princeton, NJ, in 1997, but the paper was unfortunately not published by SSI, and in fact was ridiculed in the summary session of the conference.)

(1995) Technical paper:  “Wet Launch of Prefab Habitat Modules” - was formally published in 1995 with dual copyright. (Cline, J. E. David “Wet Launch of Prefab Habitat Modules” Space Manufacturing 10, Pathways to the High Frontier, Space Studies Institute, AIAA, 1995, pp.88-91)

(1994) ISSS 1994 KESTS talk  "A Potential Application of General Systems Theory: KESTS, A Unique Transportation Technology Concept & Implications" As presented to the L. A. Chapter of the International Society of System Scientists (GSR) on November 9, 1994, by J. E. D. "Dave" Cline

(1990) "TreeHouse Haven, the first hardcopy published article on the KESTS to GEO concept, in 1990. It was written with visionary meditators as the intended audience; access to publication for formal technical audiences was not yet available to me at the time. (Cline, J. E. David, “TreeHouse Haven”, Meditation Magazine, Winter 1990, 28-31)

(1988-1995) J E D Cline's files on GEnie Spaceport Library - include some of my earliest efforts to cocument and communicate my KESTS to GEO concepts as they expanded in my thoughts, and also the related Centristation classical wheel space station in LEO, concept but built in an efficient low-risk way. 1988-early 1990's. Example: #747 GEnie file, Highway to Earth GEO Ring, envisioning KESTS to GEO and applications in 1990

(1985) #475 Space Inspiration - my testimony in 1985 to the National Commission on Space on the future American space program's potentials

(1972) A Lunar Space Elevator Concept in 1972 - The Mooncable Project concept