A European team led by Thales Alenia Space has completed preliminary design of an unmanned airship able to maintain position in the stratosphere for up to a year, performing missions including border surveillance, Earth observation, communications and navigation. Work on the StratoBus concept has been funded by Europe’s two major satellite manufacturers, Thales Alenia Space and Airbus Defense & Space (formerly EADS Astrium), with Zodiac Marine and CEA-Liten, supported by the Pegase ...
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