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Old 12th Aug 2022, 19:15
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Originally Posted by etudiant View Post
Those are big balloons, 100 feet across or more, think Google had an effort to provide service in Africa and similar underserved areas with that technology. Sadly they shut it down over a year ago.
Loon LLC project.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loon_LLC

Saw the balloons drifting around the place on FR24 occasionally.
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