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Why a balloon is better than a drone for spying

“Balloons offer a few advantages over the use of satellites or drones,” James Rogers, an academic at Cornell and the University of Southern Denmark, who advises the UN Security Council on the transnational threat of drones, said in an email. “Not only are they cheaper than launching satellites into space, …

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300 drones create aerial light show at Balloon Fiesta

Dawn Patrol is normally the first event each morning of the nine-day Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. New this year, a drone light show welcomed spectators to kick off the 50th anniversary. Balloon Fiesta organizers went all out to celebrate the golden anniversary of the largest hot air balloon event in …

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