- A vision of cheap space launches using lighter-than-air vehicles essentially balloons built specifically to carry light payloads to the stratosphere, from which a larger space-going vehicle could be launched.- first stage would use a lighter-than-air ascent vehicle to reach a stationary craft hovering above the earth at about 140,000 feet.
- How to Wrap with a Furoshiki, a Japanese traditional wrapping cloth which is used repeatedly in a stylish way. – graphic from the (Japanese) Ministry of the Environment that shows how to wrap something with a traditional furoshiki cloth. The “Mottainai Furoshiki” as a symbol of Japanese culture to reduce waste.
Remember : “slow is cheap, fast is expensive”