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News & Media

In addition to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Flickr the progress of construction of the Einstein-Elevator will be shown here.

german/deutsch: Zusätzlich zu Facebook, Twitter, Instagram und Flickr wird der Aufbau des Einstein-Elevators hier gezeigt. Die Texte dazu gibt es nur in englisch.

General information

Some general information will be prepared as PowerPoint-Slides.
This section is coming soon...

Einstein-Elevator in social networks

homepage: https://www.facebook.com/einsteinelevator

profile: Einstein-Elevator

homepage: https://www.instagram.com/einstein_elevator/

profile: einstein_elevator

homepage: https://twitter.com/hitec_elevator

profile: @hitec_elevator

homepage: https://www.flickr.com/photos/einstein-elevator/

profile: einstein-elevator

Most of the times the posts are marked with following hashtags: #EinsteinElevator, #microgravity, #hypogravity, #hypergravity, #weightlessness, #research, #droptower, #lineardrive, #HITec, #Hannover, #Schwerelosigkeit, #schwerelos, #Forschung, #Fallturm, #Linearmotor

Einstein-Elevator in Wikipedia

News

2017-05-22

The work platform has been installed: now the cabling starts and additional devices will be installed.

2017-02-21

The steel framework is finished: the parts of the outer and inner tower are mounted and aligned.

View from Loading Level

2017-02-14

Inner and outer steel frame reach the final height: Now you can imagine what it will look like.

2016-12-20

Construction of the Einstein-Elevator starts: First parts of the steel frame are mounted.

2016-11-17

The construction work continues: Ready to install the inner steelwork e.g. stairways, levels and the Einstein-Elevator itself.

2016-10-21

A big puzzle: The Einstein-Elevator is welded from thousands of metal parts.

2016-10-14

Externally finished: The facade of the tower is mounted and the scaffold is now being dismantled.

2016-10-05

The foundation for minimal residual acceleration: the individual ring foundations for the two intertwining towers.

2016-09-26

Visualization of the concept: 3D-printed model of the Einstein-Elevator with moveable gondola.

2016-09-22

3D-printed model of HITec and the Einstein-Elevator together with their surrounding buildings (Part 2).

2016-09-19

3D-printed model of HITec and the Einstein-Elevator together with their surrounding buildings (Part 1).

2016-09-08

Skyline of Hannover: Picture from the roof of the Einstein-Elevator building.

2016-08-29

Picture from outer space: HITec and the foundation of the Einstein-Elevator photographed by a satellite in 2015. (Image: Google, DigitalGlobe)

2016-08-22

Development of the tower: the building was growing over the last two years. The current progress you can find here: Webcam.

2016-08-19

The building is waiting for input: the 40 m high tower is currently empty.

2016-08-09

The Einstein-Elevator materializes: the 430 m steel tube has been delivered.

2016-08-05

It is a little over two years ago: the parking area has become a construction site. Updates on the construction site can be found here.

2016-07-28

The Einstein-Elevator evolves: first draft to final concept.

2016-07-18

A fascinating project grows. With our facebook-, twitter-, instagram- and flickr-account in addition to the "news & media" section of our homepage we will keep you informed about the progress.