Category Archives: Blimps

NASA Has a Plan to Let Humans Soar above the Clouds on Venus

Source: NBC News Mach – nbcnews.com By Corey S. Powell    Jun.05.2018 Proposed “HAVOC” mission would send a blimp-like airship to Earth’s nearest neighbor.

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Goodyear’s newest airship could fly next month

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Goodyear’s newest airship likely will be flying in Akron-area skies toward the end of June.

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Kathleen Endres Blimp! Documentary Nominated for Emmy

The film documentary by Kathleen “Kitty” Endres, “Blimp! Sports Broadcasting and the Goodyear Airship”, has been nominated for an Emmy by the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN.

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Pentagon Seeks Blimps That Can Detect Threats for Saudi Arabia

Source: Bloomberg Government – bgov.com By Cameron Leuthy The Pentagon is seeking vendors that can supply Saudi Arabia with moored blimps, fifteen months after the U.S. State Department approved a possible $525 million Foreign Military Sale to the country.

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Goodyear’s newest zeppelin will take to the skies this summer

Source: Cleveland.com – cleveland.com By Jennifer Conn Blimp-enthusiasts might not immediately be able to tell the difference, but the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest airships are not blimps – they’re semi-rigid zeppelins.

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