Category Archives: High Altitude Airships

Russian Engineers Develop New Surveillance, Missile Defense Airships

Source: Sputnik International – sputniknews.com Russian engineers are designing new advanced airships which may become a potent element of the country’s anti-ballistic missile defenses.

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Can Giant Airships Accelerate to Orbit (JP Aerospace’s Idea)?

Source: Science 2.0 – science20.com By Robert Walker    May 3rd 2017 Bottom of Form JP Aerospace is an interesting company – in the city of Rancho Cordova, CA., California.. Their aim is to develop ways to send airships up into … Continue reading

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Thales-Finmeccanica JV-Led Team Gets French Govt Support on Stratobus Airship Development Project

Source: ExecutiveBiz – executivebiz.com By: Jane Edwards A team led by a joint venture of Thales Group and Finmeccanica has received approximately $19.2 million in funds from the French government to conduct research and development work over two years on an autonomous … Continue reading

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NASA competition could net you $1.5M

Source: Network World – networkworld.com NASA exploring Centennial Challenge for airship concepts By Michael Cooney NASA this week said it was considering a new Centennial Challenge: Build and airship capable of long duration flight for scientific missions.

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UK Team Eyes Solar-Powered Airship Potential

Source: The Engineer – theengineer.co.uk Researchers from the University of Lincoln, UK, have completed a three year investigation into stratospheric passenger airships as part of a multi-national engineering project designed to provide a future sustainable air transport network.

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