A new technology for monitoring global disasters

From the article: At the annual meeting of the Global Disaster Information Network in Rome, Italymlast week, Global Aerospace Corporation introduced a new type of satellite that could provide communications and remote sensing data for disasters in remote areas of the world with no technological infrastructure. Read the full article here:  MORE ABOUT STRATOSAIL Read more about StratoSail here

Negotiating the Stratosphere

From the article: An engineering company has developed a system that may offer some control over NASA’s high-altitude weather balloons. The control device, called StratoSail, consists of a spar from which an 8-foot rudder and an 18-foot wing hang. The developer, Global Aerospace Corp. of Altadena, Calif., has tested a miniature version from a tethered blimp. The company’s president, Kerry Nock, said […]