The Week In Technology, Sept. 11-17, 2018

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Airbus Perlan 2 Glider Sets 76,000-ft. Altitude RecordThe pressurized Airbus Perlan 2 sailplane reached an altitude of over 76,000 ft. on Sept. 2 over the Andes Mountains, eclipsing a previous record altitude of 73,737 ft. set by a jet-powered Lockheed Martin U-2C in 1989 and attaining what is...

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