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The furthest corners of the globe may soon have a viable internet connection, thanks to Google‘s newly launched Project Loon. The project plans to deploy fleets of solar-powered balloons to bring the Internet to remote locations like jungles, mountains and archipelagos. The balloons will be controlled with wind and solar power, and they will connect to locations on the ground using simple antennas.

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1 Comment

  1. Michael Remick August 21, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    how are the balloons secured from attack?

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