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Submission + - Google's Rogue Internet Balloon Test Spurred UFO Reports Nationwide

Jason Koebler writes: The hardest thing about Google X's Project Loon hasn't been the engineering challenge of beaming high-speed internet down to the far-flung corners of the world: It's trying to control all those freaking balloons.
Project lead Rich DeVaul just revealed the "Falcon 11," a 120-foot long transparent mylar balloon made in-house at the secret Google X lab that spurred UFO reports nationwide after the company lost track of it: "We tracked the balloon by outsourcing to the internet UFO community, it drifted all the way across the country," he said.
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Google's Rogue Internet Balloon Test Spurred UFO Reports Nationwide

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