NASA's 'flying saucer' launch used Raven balloon

Photo: Courtesy NASA; This artist’s concept shows the test vehicle for NASA’s low-density supersonic decelerator, designed to test landing technologies for future Mars missions.

NASA's so-called flying saucer launch Monday had a super-sized connection to Sioux Falls-based Raven Industries Inc.

The balloon used in the launch was a high-altitude balloon from Raven Aerostar. It ha...

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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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Apr 30th 2013, 17:01

Associated Branch Pilots Choose Raven Industries Marine Navigation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., April 30, 2013 — Raven Aerostar (Nasdaq:RAVN) is pleased to announce that the Associated Branch Pilots of the Port of New Orleans (Bar Pilots) has selected the Raven Traffic Management System to provide increased situational intelligence for Port of New Orleans ship pilots. Raven Aerostar's marine navigation aid systems are used by ship pilots in over a dozen ports in the ...

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