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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Aug 12th 2013, 13:40

Visit Raven Aerostar at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2013 | Booth #2622

Will you be at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2013? Stop by booth #2622 to hear about our latest innovations, including our high profile collaboration with Google. Raven Aerostar will be featuring our lighter-than-air, persistent surveillance, military and radar technologies at the show.

AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2013 12 - 15 August Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, D.C.


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Jun 14th 2013, 22:21

Raven Industries Collaborates with Google

Raven Industries Collaborates with Google on Balloon Design and Manufacturing Project Bringing Internet Access to Remote Areas of the World via High Altitude Balloons

Christchurch, New Zealand, June 15, 2013 – Raven Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAVN) today announced it is involved in a pilot project with Google designed to provide high-speed wireless Internet accessibility to rural, remote ...

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Jun 10th 2013, 15:00

Raven Industries Persistent Surveillance Solution Supports U.S. Navy South Maritime Operations

Raven Aerostar's Persistent Surveillance Solution moored aboard the HSV-2 SWIFT, deployed to support U.S. Southern Command's international effort to provide surveillance in the Carribean Sea

Sioux Falls, SD (June 10, 2013) — Raven Aerostar (NASDAQ: RAVN) recently concluded a successful maritime operation in response to an urgent requirement from the Commander, U.S. Navy South (Mayport, F...

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