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Google Internet Balloon Crashes, Surprises South African Farmer Google Internet Balloon Crashes, Surprises South African Farmer

A South African sheep farmer stumbled upon something odd recently – a crashed balloon filled with electronic components. Thinking it was a weather balloon, he did some investigating. What he found was that the balloon was actually made in the …

Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013: Big Balloons May Be Grounded

This year’s 87th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade may not feature its biggest attraction due to inclement weather. A mix of sleet, rain, snow and strong winds could prevent some of  this years balloons from appearing in the parade 16 inflatable parade …

These Photos From Google’s Balloon Launch Are Truly Captivating These Photos From Google’s Balloon Launch Are Truly Captivating
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As you may have heard by now, Google is sending balloons up into the air in an effort to make fast Internet available to everyone in the world. The plan is to have balloons up twice the altitude of where …

Google Is Using Balloons To Give The Entire World Fast Internet Google Is Using Balloons To Give The Entire World Fast Internet

We’ve seen Google accomplish some pretty remarkable things when the company puts its collective mind to it. In recent years, Google has really been pushing the envelope with its so called “moonshots” like Google Glass and self-driving cars. Google has …

NASA’s Cosmic Ray-Detecting Balloon Breaks Records

A NASA balloon has broken the record for longest flight. The balloon, which carries the Super Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder (Super-TIGER), spent 55 days, 1 hour, and 34 minutes circling the South Pole at 127,000 feet – over four times …

Google To Create Sea Worthy Data Centers