Vladimir S. Aslanov, Alexander S. Ledkov, Arun K. Misra, Anna D. Guerman
The 63rd International Astronautical Congress
The purposes this research are
+ development of the mathematical model for a space elevator taking into account the influence of the atmosphere;
+ study of dynamics of elevator's elements when its ribbon is cut;
+ analysis of the consequences of the rupture of the space elevator ribbon for satellites and objects on the ground.