Here’s how Google makes its giant, internet-beaming balloons

Google Project Loon

Google X, the secretive moonshot lab run under Google's parent company Alphabet, wants to make the internet accessible for everyone.

That's why Google has been refining its giant, internet-beaming balloons since 2013 as part of its Project Loon. But to make that vision a reality, Google has gotten some outside help from Raven Aerostar, a stratospheric balloon desi...

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May 22nd 2015, 11:37

Military Might: Tried and tested military security solutions from body-worn video to aerostats are finding favour in the commercial security sector

Craig Laws (Raven Aerostar Senior Manager, Tethered Aerostats; Captain, U.S. Navy Reserve) discusses the merits of tethered aerostats in this article about military security solutions.

SOURCE Security Middle East



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May 4th 2015, 08:48

Raven Aerostar to Exhibit at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2015


Join us at booth #1431 during AUVSI's Unmanned Systems (May 5-7 in Atlanta, GA). At our booth, we'll be exhibiting our precise, effective, and total situational awareness solutions:

Vista Radar Systems: intelligent tracking from a variety of platforms, including UAV Tethered Aerostat and High Altitude Balloon Systems: comms, ...

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Apr 27th 2015, 11:33

Raven Aerostar's Largest Super Pressure Balloon Proves Persistent Altitude for Long Duration Capabilities

Sioux Falls, SD (April 27, 2015) — Raven Aerostar’s (NASDAQ: RAVN) largest Super Pressure Balloon ever built has surpassed 31 days amid the stratosphere’s harsh elements as part of a NASA mission, demonstrating the scientific balloon’s extended flight duration and ability to maintain constant altitudes.

“Raven Aerostar is doing what has never been done before. Putting a balloon in orbit ...

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