Helium-filled planes take off.

16 November 2013 grant 0

New Scientist rises swiftly to break the news of hybrid aircraft that combine helicopters, planes, hovercrafts and blimps: The peculiar aircraft is currently undergoing feasibility […]

Happy birthday, zeppelin!

14 March 2012 grant 0

Wired celebrates the anniversary of that very special day, March 14, 1899, when Count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin got the U.S. patent for his design for […]

Riding airships into orbit.

7 November 2011 grant b 0

Discovery is looking up to a way to get satellites into orbit using balloons instead of rockets: …[T]he now-retired NASA space shuttle was the Hindenburg […]