Blimps in Space

The Pentagon is obsessed with airships.

One of the latest visions from the folks inside the five sided building is the Ascender. Battlefield communications and reconnaissance are two possible uses for the Ascender.. (Warning, PDF file) This updated version of an airship is designed to operate at the edge of space and will be two miles across.

space_airship Still another (Above) comes from Mobilus initative supported by the Pentagon’s Office of Force Transformation. Read about Mobilus here.

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