Technology to save the day? Technology is supposed to make the world a better place. Right? Cellnuvo should borrow a few of those balloons.
Project Loon in 1947, part of ARPANet?
Wow--the man in the photo looks a lot like my biological father.:ohmy:
Get ready for some UFO sightings!!!
USCG used 'Fat Albert' tethered balloons back in the 80's to look for drug smugglers in the Caribbean. The shortcomings were, how long could the balloons stay aloft, and launching/ retrieving staying aloft in high winds.