Studio Tord Boontje Giant Military Blimps The blip age may not have died with the destruction of the Hindenburg 70 years ago. NASA as well as a partnership between Canadian and UK companies could see the return of massive Airships to the skies. Credit: Hybrid Air Vehicles Canada’s Discovery Air and the UK’s Hybrid Air Vehicles plan to launch about 45 state-of-the-art Airship Hybrids in the next decade. The companies say that with climate change traditional means of transporting cargo by sea and road are becoming more expensive and less reliable, and this is where the Airships come in. This generation of Airship goes beyond the flimsy and volatile blips which crossed the Atlantic in the years before The Second World War. The ships will be 110 meters long (360 feet), which is larger than a Manhattan city block and can fly as high as 3 km (9,800 feet). Meanwhile Nasa’s Ames Research Center is developing its own Airship prototype, called the Aeros Pelican, which could be used to transport cargo or military hardware. Via New Scientist
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