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Aeroscraft Shows Off Its Giant Airship
A second age of dirigibles is moving ahead
Google To Lease And Restore NASA’s Famous Hangar One
The hangar once housed the U.S. Navy's dirigibles.
The Impossible Dream Of The Hindenburg: How Airships Were Going To Change The World
76 years ago today, the Hindenburg crashed over New Jersey, killing 35 people and ending the era of the airship. From the Popular Science archive, what it would have been like to travel the world in a Zeppelin.
New Buoyant-Aircraft Design Could Lead to Fleets of Efficient Cargo Zeppelins
A California company is working on a new airship design that could solve one of the biggest problems facing buoyancy-aided...
The German-American Tadpole Blimp Re-Emerges on the Way to Army Flight Testing
The tadpole-shaped airship formerly known as STS-111, currently known as Argus One, and commonly referred to as the sperm blimp,...
The Next Generation of Dirigibles Takes Flight
A whirring comes across the sky. From 20,000 feet above the Mexican border or Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley, a vehicle as...
Disc-Shaped Balloon Could Transport Whole Buildings To Remote Areas
Australian aeronautical firm Skylifter has come up with a better way to transport heavy equipment to remote areas that are...
Airfish Blimp Moves Like a Trout, Uses No Engines
A new blimp built in Switzerland uses artificial muscles to glide through air as a fish moves through water, and...
Video: World’s Biggest Airship Inflated for the First Time
Airships of the future are getting a little closer to reality. A new time-lapse video shows the world’s largest airship...
NASA and U.S. Navy Pledge to Save Silicon Valley’s Massive Airship Hangar
The landmark Hangar One needs a giant new Teflon skin to replace its toxic siding, but funding is an issue