Search Results for: BBC Two and BBC

BBC takes Skyship across US for TV science experiment

Source: 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.”

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Sources:,, 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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Curious British Airship Experiment

Source: BBC News Magazine – 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

Posted in Airships, Historical, Rigid airship | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Balloonists surpass world distance record

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

Posted in Balloons, Helium Balloons | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

World’s longest aircraft is unveiled in UK

Source: By Richard Westcott The world’s longest aircraft has just been unveiled in Britain’s biggest aircraft hangar.

Posted in Airships, Hybrid Airships, New technology | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment