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Airlander marks Cardington’s ‘return to original purpose’

Source: BBC News – bbc.com With the world’s longest aircraft set to be launched in the next few weeks, BBC News takes a look at the history of a place synonymous with airships in Britain.

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BBC takes Skyship across US for TV science experiment

Source: televisual.com By: Pippa Considine BBC Two is boarding a team of scientists onto the world’s largest airship – the Skyship 600 – for what is being billed as “one of television’s most ambitious experiments on the atmosphere.”

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BBC Announces Cloud Lab – an Airship crossing the United States for Scientific Research

Sources: bbc.co.uk, jimmcquaid.wordpress.com, ozreport.com BBC Two and BBC Four Controller Janice Hadlow announced a scientific mission across the United States. A team of scientists will be taking to the skies in the world’s largest airship – the Skyship 600 – … Continue reading

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A Curious British Airship Experiment

Source: BBC News Magazine – bbc.com By Justin Parkinson Britain was seen to lag behind other countries during the global airship-building race of the 1920s and 1930s. But a quirky scientific experiment 85 years ago briefly gave a boost to … Continue reading

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Balloonists surpass world distance record

Source: BBC – BBC.com Two pilots have surpassed the world distance record for a flight in a helium balloon after crossing the Pacific Ocean.  

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