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

Submitted by Jason Koebler
Jason Koebler (3528235) 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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