2015 Project Loon (62 images)

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With nearly two-thirds of the world without internet access, Project Loon is Google's pioneering program designed to connect them to the world. The concept is launch multiple balloons to orbit the earth 20km above the surface, well above aircraft and weather events to act as relays to tie the internet all together. Here is one of the launch sites in Winnemucca, Nevada, which I documented during my coverage of Shooting the West XXVII in March.
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