Loon Balloon Sets Stratospheric Duration Record

The path followed by Loon’s balloon on its record-setting 312-day stratospheric flight.
Credit: Loon
Alphabet’s internet connectivity provider Loon has claimed a stratospheric flight duration record of 312 days with one of its autonomous balloons. The balloon, designated HBAL703, was launched from Puerto Rico in May 2019 and landed in Baja, Mexico, in March after traveling a total of 215,000 km...

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