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2014-07-21 08:29:20

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Aerostat Systems Market by Aerostat Class, by Balloon Type, by Payload(Electro-Optics , Thermal Imaging Camera , Electronic Intelligence, Surveillance Radar, INS), by Geography - Market Forecast & Analysis to 2013 -...

2014-02-24 23:25:51

Stratxx Holding AG has recently announced that it has launched a new tethered Airship the “X Tower”. The airship is designed to carry telecommunications and broadcast payloads. Kaegiswil, Switzerland (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Stratxx Holding AG has recently announced that it has launched a new tethered Airship the “X Tower”. The airship is designed to carry telecommunications and broadcast payloads. The team recently carried out a successful longevity test on its unique X-Tower...

2014-02-24 23:04:36

Airship Will Enter Service in Spring of This Year Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, announced today that another 40D airship S/N A40D-22 is entering final stages of production before entering service in the spring of this year. The 40D Sky Dragon is designed to accommodate a market demand for airships capable of multi-mission applications, ranging from advertising...

Hindenburg Mystery Solved 76 Years After Deadly Explosion
2013-03-05 12:43:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Investigators said they have solved the 76-year-old mystery surrounding the Hindenburg disaster that claimed the lives of 35 of the 100 passengers and crew members on board. According to a team led by British aeronautical engineer Jem Stansfield at the South West Research Institute (SWRI) in San Antonio, Texas, a static electricity-generated spark ignited hydrogen gas leaking from the airship — resulting in the massive explosion...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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