Not So Looney After All

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!!! :slight_smile:

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.