I’m Building Airships to Fly over the Amazon

Airship do BrasilSource: New Scientist – newscientist.com

By Adrian Barnett

The rainforests of Brazil offer huge transport challenges, so Marcelo Felippes is developing a retro, greener approach.

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Hybrid Hopes: An Inside Look At the Airlander 10 Airship

01 Yellow airduct keeps Airlander inflatedSource: Aviation Week – aviationweek.com

By Guy Norris

Aviation Week tours hybrid airship as preparations for return to flight step into high gear.

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Aeros Awarded Patent for Cargo Airship Technology Breakthrough

Patent AwardSource: aeroscraft.com

Innovation Enables Cargo Airships Capable of Infrastructure Independence and Cost-Efficient Global Freight Transport.

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Chris Burden’s hot-rod dirigible to land at LACMA

Chris Burden's Ode to Santos Dumont 2015Source: The Art Newspaper – theartnewspaper.com

By Jori Finkel

If you ever suspected that Chris Burden is at heart a 19th-century engineer (think bridges, trains and proto-planes) in the guise of a burly 21st-century conceptual artist, his newest work would give you more ammunition.

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Getting the low-density supersonic decelerator (LDSD) vehicle to test altitude

Pumping helium into balloonSource: phys.org

By Keith Koehler

In June NASA will conduct the second flight of the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test vehicle from the U.S. Navy Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) located on the Island of Kauai, Hawaii.

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