[FPSPACE] Atmospheric Blimps on Russia's Horizon
Mon, 25 Sep 2000 14:59:01 -0700
The article states that blimps will fly at 31 miles up ( 163,680 feet)
(50KM). Is that right?
Blimps flying at 163,000 feet? Wasn't the unofficial best height for the
SR-71 at about 120,000 feet?
As in the good old Stratospheric Balloons that were largely uninflated at
take off, wouldn't the same have to be done to a blimp that is going up to
That puts it somewhere in the E-Layer of the Ionisphere, and well above the
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