24 Oct '11, 7pm

Solar airship is most efficient way to fly, ever

Solar airship is most efficient way to fly, ever

How can you carry huge amounts of cargo thousands of miles with no fuel and no infrastructure? By combining an airship with an airplane, of course. The resulting wing-shaped blimp requires less helium than a conventional dirigible, but has a shorter takeoff than an airplane. Hybrid Air Vehicles has been proposing this for years, but upstart Solar Ship has taken the additional step of designing a craft that can be powered entirely by the sun.

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-10-24-solar-airship-is-mos...

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solarfeeds.com 24 Oct '11, 12am

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getsolar.com 21 Oct '11, 10pm

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solarfeeds.com 22 Oct '11, 12am

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treehugger.com 21 Oct '11, 4pm

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green.autoblog.com 22 Oct '11, 8pm

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