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Without the lasers & steam rockets - aerospikes for hi-mach launch vehicles - get a very fast aircraft high enough - then launch from there into LEO (with a hydrogen fueled rocket - again - the propulsion material is all around you on the island, and you leverage the same primary energy resources to generate).
It's been proven to work (X-15, Space Ship 1), and doesn't require the development of aerospikes or other experimental engines (however, they are helpful.