HAPS Leaders Tout Market Potential For High-Altitude Platforms

Loon’s balloons exploit winds at different altitudes to loiter in a region for extended periods.
Credit: Loon
Manufacturers of high-altitude pseudo-satellites (HAPS)–stratospheric balloons and unmanned aircraft–are touting a multibillion-dollar market opportunity in telecommunications, Earth observation and weather prediction. The market potential is outlined in a white paper produced by Alphabet company...
Graham Warwick

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