High-Altitude Platforms - Present Situation and Technology Trends

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Flavio Araripe D'Oliveira; Francisco Cristovão Lourenço de Melo; Tessaleno Campos Devezas;
  • Publisher: Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia Aeroespacial
  • Journal: Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management (issn: 1984-9648, eissn: 2175-9146)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5028/jatm.v8i3.699
  • Subject: High Altitude Airship | Unmanned Aerial Vehicle | High Altitude Platform | Technological Challenges | Technology | Technology Trends | TL1-4050 | T | High-altitude airship | High Altitude Airship; Stratospheric Satellite; Unmanned Aerial Vehicle; Technological Challenges; Technology Trends | High-altitude platform | Stratospheric Satellite | Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics

ABSTRACT High-altitude platforms (HAPs) are aircraft, usually unmanned airships or airplanes positioned above 20 km, in the stratosphere, in order to compose a telecommunications network or perform remote sensing. In the 1990 and 2000 decades, several projects were laun... View more
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