1,000km Cable to the Stars - The Skyhook

234 939
2 027
To support Kurzgesagt and learn more about Brilliant, go to www.brilliant.org/nutshell and sign up for free. The first 688 people that go to that link will get 20% off the annual Premium subscription.
Sources: sites.google.com/view/sources-skyhooks/
Get your 12,020 SPACE Calendar here: shop.kurzgesagt.org/
Getting to space is incredibly hard, expensive and needs a lot of resources.
A more efficient way to get there is a Skyhook (or Spacetether), an ever rotating cable with a counter weight, that catapults spaceships from earth orbit into the depths of space.
Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h
Steady: steadyhq.com/de/kurzgesagt
Merchandise: shop.kurzgesagt.org
Newsletter: eepurl.com/cRUQxz
Facebook: bit.ly/1NB6U5O
Twitter: bit.ly/2DDeT83
Instagram: bit.ly/2DEN7r3
Discord: discord.gg/cB7ycdv
The Voice of Kurzgesagt:
Steve Taylor: voice-pool.com/en/english/
The music of the video here:
ISmind: bit.ly/2CZ6PeN
Facebook: bit.ly/2qW6bY4
Bandcamp: epicmountainmusic.bandcamp.com/track/skyhook
Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/epicmountain/skyhook/s-VxZx5
Clardia Beatty, Hans Husurianto, Shawn Lauzon, Jared Wilmer, Matt Reid, namingcrisis, Bart, Elizabeth Vaughn, Sergei Gutovets, Rasul Safa, Ryo Yamamoto, Zack Rosenblatt, TVVMC, Carla Prigmore, Sharwan, Венелин В., Jeff Maley, George Galan, Arttu, Patrick Abbs, Sean, Artsiom Yesis, Kolos Kantor, Lucas Swift, Chen Yi Tang, Emil Lund, Rene Melendez, Renan Havill, Brandon Pang, Jacqueline, Murad Gerad, Michael, Malek Teffaha, Bob Newman, Connor Gorrell, Barry, Dane, Kelly Boyd, Christian Smith, Patrick Kaufmann, Elliott, drantor, Gabriel Venegas, Andrew Millikan, Thib, Daniel Mushrow, LacyFacey, Tanya Barot, Farhad, Daniel Egan, Shray Sharma, Attila Mátó, Sam Law, Matt mcgrath, Nathan B, Isaiah, taylor elmhorst, CriMsin Crips, Cody Welborn, Kavita Luther, Seth Morin, Harmonia Huntington, Badr
Lengd: 8:15


Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell - 25 dögum síðan
To support Kurzgesagt and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://www.brilliant.org/nutshell and sign up for free. The first 688 people that go to that link will get 20% off the annual Premium subscription.
Thanks to our friends from Brilliant for supporting this channel.
Glover Productions
Glover Productions - Degi Síðan síðan
Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell Jesus Christ is the only way to heaven ✝️
Angga Habibi
Angga Habibi - Degi Síðan síðan
Subtitle Indonesia please
Joacquin Villar
Joacquin Villar - 2 dögum síðan
@Lukas Kappich yes pls
Pedro Vitor Thomazini
Pedro Vitor Thomazini - 2 dögum síðan
Make a video listing the animals with the strongest bites
Lukas Kappich
Lukas Kappich - 2 dögum síðan
Can you make a video, explaining the Higgs Particle / Higgs Field / God Particle?
Red Fox
Red Fox - Klukkustund síðan
We put a space ship up uranus
Rakshith Shetty
Rakshith Shetty - 4 klukkustundum síðan
Elon : why my scientist's never thought of it??
Scientist : we need more money to build a rocket!
BeingInTheMessiah - 4 klukkustundum síðan
The Incoming ships needed to add sufficient momentum to the tether would have to be vessels returning from the moon with mined materials. A lot of non tethered trips required first, yall will be dead by then
vhslana - 4 klukkustundum síðan
Cheeseburger Monkey
Cheeseburger Monkey - 7 klukkustundum síðan
Kurzgesagt: Its called a tether
Me an intellectual: Its called a space shooter
Cheeseburger Monkey
Cheeseburger Monkey - 7 klukkustundum síðan
Time for my field trip of the solar system
concordat - 7 klukkustundum síðan
Sounds like it work well with an assisted launch system on the ground, such as a rocket sled or maglev launching system.
Matthew Means
Matthew Means - 8 klukkustundum síðan
It's such a simple solution to a difficult problem. YEET that mofo
Victor Scott
Victor Scott - 8 klukkustundum síðan
Send this to Elon now.
Le Quasar
Le Quasar - 9 klukkustundum síðan
Will be dead by the time they make that
Predator Sinatra
Predator Sinatra - 9 klukkustundum síðan
This is the dumbest i have ever seen, did not expect it here.
The Berb
The Berb - 10 klukkustundum síðan
Build it. Build it now. The longer we wait with these kinds of technologies, the further we get to the point of no return for Earth.
Mirza Hermawan
Mirza Hermawan - 11 klukkustundum síðan
Sky Yeeter
Jeffry Ab
Jeffry Ab - 11 klukkustundum síðan
So basically we YEET our way into space
Samuel Rondina
Samuel Rondina - 12 klukkustundum síðan
To bad climate change will end the world before these happens

( one like = 1 more year to survive climate change)
Iplywittrees - 12 klukkustundum síðan
I thought this was going to be a joke

but now I'm thinking it's a good idea
Tera Shewchenko
Tera Shewchenko - 13 klukkustundum síðan
We have the technology to chuck people into space. I love it
Sophie - 14 klukkustundum síðan
Wer kennt das Video auch nur auf Deutsch?😂
Imaru Lewis
Imaru Lewis - 15 klukkustundum síðan
According to the FTC this is what youd call 'kid friendly' so we better lap these videos up while we can.
आदित्य रावत
आदित्य रावत - 15 klukkustundum síðan
Cyrano de Bergerac
Nur Mulya Dwi Prasetya
Nur Mulya Dwi Prasetya - 17 klukkustundum síðan
we could use this tech to dump our trash to the sun since we have a tether on mercury right?
Baezl Umeh
Baezl Umeh - 18 klukkustundum síðan
I imagine Elon Musk just furiously taking notes
Ikuz4k - 19 klukkustundum síðan
Everything that have wight have gravity the question is how much waight you can spin and throw in the space simultaneously.
Farooq Baqer
Farooq Baqer - 19 klukkustundum síðan
What is the real fuck has nasa been doing
If they can build this why dont they
홍차국FV 215B
홍차국FV 215B - 19 klukkustundum síðan
But.. we need clear the global warmings first.
sexy korean girl
sexy korean girl - 20 klukkustundum síðan
Is that a death stranding reference at the start?
Nomnom Bathbomb
Nomnom Bathbomb - 20 klukkustundum síðan
In a nutshell in a nutshell
Cable go yeet
Mark Reejay
Mark Reejay - 20 klukkustundum síðan
We cant get to Jupiter because of its gravitational pull
Pun Un serious
Pun Un serious - 20 klukkustundum síðan
Casually may have to be a triangle shape because it will reflect the object that hits it.
And may cause it to cut the object
Pun Un serious
Pun Un serious - 20 klukkustundum síðan
I would like to present an idea.
If humans can create artificial stars in the future What will happen
Kristian Georgiev
Kristian Georgiev - 21 klukkustund síðan
Am I the only one thinking about a space gun + Skyhook?
There are some projects like HARP/Big Babylon and V3 that have managed to get 200-500 kg loads up to 180 km into the outer atmosphere
André Fernandes Lopes
André Fernandes Lopes - 22 klukkustundum síðan
This seem like a cool solution, but also very unforgiving with errors
DrkCrll - 22 klukkustundum síðan
this is out of this world.
James Lee
James Lee - 23 klukkustundum síðan
Funny how yeeting things into the sky is considered as future projects now. I hope I live long enough to see a space yeeter working
rick25810 - 23 klukkustundum síðan
So.... is any government/company doing tether yet? If not, what's stopping that in reality?
Break IV
Break IV - Degi Síðan síðan
think the scientists who came up with this concept were just throwing a tennis ball back and forth while brainstorming?
Glowing Locket
Glowing Locket - Degi Síðan síðan
They should add this attachment to kerebal space program
Agusn2000 - Degi Síðan síðan
Como amo estos videos. Te Super enganchan.
Julian Peralta Mendez
Julian Peralta Mendez - Degi Síðan síðan