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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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Google Takes Over Aging Moffett Field and Its Airship Hangars

Source: San Jose Mercury News – mercurynews.com By Matt O’Brien Built for an age when 800-foot-long flying aircraft carriers were the cutting edge of aviation, the colossal hangars of the Moffett Federal Airfield are about to become roosts for Silicon … Continue reading

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Project Loon: Google’s Stratospheric Internet Balloons

Source: MIT Technology Review – technologyreview.com By Tom Simonite Billions of people could get online for the first time thanks to helium balloons that Google will soon send over many places cell towers don’t reach.

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Google Continues to Make Progress on Project Loon

Read two articles regarding the progress that Google is making on Project Loon, a system of stratospheric helium balloons to provide Wi-Fi connectivity to remote areas. Source: The Independent – independent.co.uk Up, Up and Away on Google’s Wi-Fi Balloon

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Google signs 60-year lease of Navy dirigible hangar

Source: USA Today – usatoday.com By Elizabeth Weise Google has signed a 60-year lease on a former Navy dirigible hangar smack in the middle of Silicon Valley, NASA said.

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