The Week In Technology, Jan. 17-21, 2022

Airbus Perlan 2 winged glider
An aim of the Perlan 2 glider is to set an altitude record of 90,000 ft. for level flight of a winged aircraft.
Credit: Airbus/Jamie Darcy
Perlan Glider Gets Thales Satcom The Airbus-sponsored Perlan 2 stratospheric glider will carry a Thales FlytLink satellite communications terminal when it returns to flight, enabling real-time data downloads from altitudes exceeding 90,000 ft. Airbus’ Perlan Mission II is planning a possible return...
Graham Warwick

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