Article Image
News Link • Science, Medicine and Technology

Airbus has solar powered stratosphere drone that has flown for nearly 26 days

• https://www.nextbigfuture.com

An unmanned Airbus drone aircraft, a 75 kilogram Zephyr, flew for almost 26 days. It will offer local satellite-like services and runs on solar power. It flies in the stratosphere at an average altitude of 70,000 feet and has a wingspan of 25 meters.

Zephyr is a High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) that fills a capability gap between satellites and UAVs.

Airbus has two variants of the Zephyr, designed to accommodate a variety of payloads.

Join us on our Social Networks:

 

Share this page with your friends on your favorite social network:


Attorney For Freedom