Some Final Thoughts from Sir Arthur C. Clarke – 1917-2008

As many of you know the world of literature (one of the many worlds he occupied) lost a legendary figure this month when Sir Arthur C. Clarke passed away. In January he gave an interview from his hospital room in Sri Lanka.

Clark smiled. “I’m often asked when I think the space elevator will be built,” he said. “My answer is about 10 years after everyone stops laughing. Maybe 20 years. But I am pretty sure that the space elevator is an important element in future space travel.”

Read the full interview at  IEEE Spectrum…

1 thought on “Some Final Thoughts from Sir Arthur C. Clarke – 1917-2008”

  1. I’m a fan of his books. But I’m more a fan of the movies based on his books. I wish to see more of it, especially the rendition of 2061.

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