Category Archives: New technology

Lockheed Built a Blimp-Crawling Robot That Finds and Fixes Leaks

Source: Gizmodo – By Andrew Liszewski Satellites and autonomous drones have reduced our need for cutting-edge spy planes and stealth fighters. So Lockheed’s famed Skunk Works, creators of the SR-71 Blackbird, have now built a unique robot called the … Continue reading

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Huge helium discovery ‘a life-saving find’

Source: Oxford University – A new approach to gas exploration has discovered a huge helium gas field, which could address the increasingly critical shortage of this vital yet rare element.

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Ballooning Expectations: New Approach for Astronomy

Source: Space Daily – Decades ago when he was in grade school, Christopher Walker stepped outside with his father to see the NASA all-aluminized Echo balloon cross the nighttime sky in Earth’s orbit. That early space spectacle stuck with … Continue reading

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World first: Solar-powered hot air balloon being built in Bristol

Source: Bristol Post – By mdisalvo Production of the world’s first solar-powered hot air balloon is now under way in a Bristol factory. After years of research, the Cameron Balloons factory in Bedminster revealed the materials yesterday.

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Lockheed Martin Launches Worldwide Hybrid Airship Sales

Source: Lockheed Martin – and Hybrid Enterprises – Hybrid Enterprises LLC, acting on behalf of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), announced they will be taking orders for Hybrid Airships with deliveries planned as early as 2018.

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