Category Archives: Helium Balloons

Fyodor Konyukhov to Circle Earth in Balloon in New Record Attempt

Source: Russia Beyond the Headlines – rbth.com By Oleg Krasnov Russian traveler announces attempt to break time set by Steve Fossett in 2002.

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Alphabet’s Stratospheric Loon Balloons to Start Serving Internet to Indonesia

Source: MIT Technology Review – technologyreview.com By Tom Simonite The high-flying Internet balloons dreamed up by Google will get their biggest test yet in 2016. New ways to deliver Internet connectivity could help the billions of people who don’t have … Continue reading

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Google Is Testing Its Internet Balloons in a Huge Freezer

Source: Wired – wired.com By Cade Metz Mahesh Krishnaswamy looks for leaks in Google balloons. He works on Project Loon, Google’s ambitious plan to deliver Internet service from enormous balloons floating in the stratosphere.

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Google’s Project Loon Improves Balloon Launching and Interaction

Google’s Project Loon Gets ‘Autolauncher’, Mesh Networking Source: PCMag.com By David Murphy Google’s Internet-delivering stratospheric balloons now need far fewer ground stations for their connections.

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See the World from 100,000 Feet

Source: Air & Space Magazine – airspacemag.com By Mark Betancourt Companies on both sides of the Atlantic are building capsules to carry you into the stratosphere.

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