00 Virtual Museum
- Dr. & Mrs. A. Dale Topping L-T-A Museum Virtual Museum of the Lighter-Tan-Air Society’s Collection
01 Other Museums and Exhibits
- MAPS Air Museum – North Canton, Ohio MAPS Air Museum – Including the Control Car from the Goodyear blimp Spirit of Akron
- Summit Memory View The Lighter Than Air Society’s collection on Summit Memory
- Naval Airship Assn. Home of the Naval Airship Association
- Northeast Ohio Balloon Pilots Association
Category Archives: Helium Balloons
The Mishaps and Milestones of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons
Source: New York Times – nytimes.com By Christina Caron A hippopotamus soared over the ocean. A cartoon character burst into flames after drifting into a high-tension wire. And a 60-foot cat sent a plane and its two passengers plummeting.
Google’s internet balloons now bringing service to remote areas of Puerto Rico
Source: New York Daily News – nydailynews.com Google’s parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.
Alphabet’s Project Loon gets OK to use balloons to revive Puerto Rico cell service
Source: USA Today – usatoday.com By Mike Snider The Federal Communications Commission has given Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory approval to deploy its Project Loon balloon-based communications system to provide cellular connectivity in hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico.
NASA Hopes a Stadium-size Balloon Will Shed Light on Mysterious Particles
Source: The Washington Post – washingtonpost.com The balloon will float about 20 miles above Earth on a planned 100-day journey.
Posted in Balloons, Gas Balloons, Helium Balloons, Stratospheric Balloons, Super Pressure Balloon Tagged balloons, helium balloon, high altitude helium balloons, NASA, Stratospheric balloon, Super Pressure Balloon (SPB) Comments Off on NASA Hopes a Stadium-size Balloon Will Shed Light on Mysterious Particles
Boeing Tests Starliner Capsule at Spaceport America
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News – lcsun-news.com By Jason Gibbs Boeing has moved one step closer to carrying astronauts to the International Space Station.