Startup Thinks Its Tethered, Internet-Beaming Blimps Can Bridge the Digital Divide
SoftBank-backed blimp startup Altaeros thinks floating internet infrastructure can do more than emergency relief.
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Report on Secret Baltimore Aerial Surveillance Concludes 'We Should Do This Again Sometime'
Maybe now with actual transparency.
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Muse's Big Dumb Blimp Drone Crashed into Their Poor Fans at a Show
Thankfully, nobody was physically harmed.
A Runaway Military Blimp Is Floating Aimlessly Over Pennsylvania
The runaway blimp is currently being trailed by US fighter jets.
From Afghanistan to Texas, Surveillance Blimps Are on the Rise
The low-tech-meets-high-tech surveillance tool patrols some of the world's most dangerous locales.
Would That Blimp That Harvests Clouds for Energy and Water Actually Work?
We turned to the scientists to find out.
Blimps Will Soon Hover Over US Highways and Monitor Traffic Around the Clock
The "Blimp in a Box" can see up to five miles.
Solar-Powered Blimps Are the New Satellites
The problem is getting them to stay in the harsh environment.
An Infinity Pool-Equipped Spy Blimp Will Be the World's Largest Aircraft
All hail the monstrosity that is the Airlander.
Police in Virginia Want Spy Blimps to Protect Ports
Documents released to Motherboard and MuckRock indicate that local government agencies, like police in Newport News, are considering unmanned balloons as surveillance tools.
This Solar-Powered Airship Could Bring Doctors to the World's Poorest People
Where roads end, delivering medical assistance gets a whole lot harder.
How to Print Your Own Drone Blimp
A whole new breed of printed drones – robo zeppelins – could soon be scuttling above in lazy, long-endurance circles.