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Google is Testing The Project Loon Balloons in Sub-Zero Conditions

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Google first unveiled Project Loon in 2013, It is basically for broadcasting Internet to people who ordinarily wouldn’t get it, it will use big balloons to give internet to the deserving people. Now announced an expansion into Indonesia in partnership with multiple telecommunications companies last month

Google manufacturing these balloons and making them more effectively withstand conditions in the stratosphere. They cruise at an altitude of 65,000 feet, and up there it’s -76 degrees Fahrenheit.

Florida is the place where they are testing it, they are simulating the conditions — the McKinley Climatic Laboratory on Eglin Air Force Base — as manufacturing lead Mahesh Krishnaswamy explained in a new video posted today on the Project Loon Google+ page.

Check out the video below:


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