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Super Pressure Balloon a Highlight during New Zealand Airshow

Source: NASA – nasa.gov By Jeremy Eggers New and vintage planes zoomed over the skies in Wanaka, New Zealand, during the Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow, a biennial homage to aviation history as well as an aerobatics spectacle. With history a … Continue reading

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Google’s Project Loon Ready for Real-World Testing Soon

Source: PC Mag – pcmag.com By Stephanie Mlot Project Loon is almost ready to team up with carriers to deliver Internet service to those who need it.  

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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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