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Brian Turner with the Kansas City Space Pirates will be our guest. The KC Space Pirates is a team entered in the 2007 Space Elevator games climber competition. The competition is put on by the Spaceward Foundation. The competition is, in summary, a vertical drag race straight up 100 Meters with no fuel or batteries. The climbers are unmanned, weigh a max of 25Kg (60Lbs), and may only be power by beamed energy.