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New satellite launch technology - Ancient Sling Shot

How about using the ancient sling shot to shoot objects into space?
A mechanical device spinning at peripheral velocities above the escape velocity would break to pieces. How about a mechanical equivalent of a cyclotron that just accelerates the object to be thrown but itself is stationary?
This is what HyperV Technologies Corporation hopes to do with its Slingatron.
https://www.gizmag.com/slingatron-space-payload-orbit/28463/

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