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Sky Captain and the World of Today

Get this – they’re making a blimp as long as two football fields. A BLIMP.
The thing would be huge, but it needs to be since it will carry up to 250 TONS of cargo.

Image courtesy Worldwide Aeros

It’s ridiculously amazing and though it’s way off in the future, with just the little version in testing right now, it’s still really incredible. Thank God that people are ingenious.

Here’s the scoop – It’s called Aeroscraft and the little version, the one currently in testing, is about 255 feet long. Nearly a football field. It carries about 50 tons of cargo. A car can weigh about one ton, or a hippo, or a whale. So put a bunch of those on board and off you go. Continue reading

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