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A look inside Zephyr, Airbus’s new high-altitude spy pseudo-satellite

Airbus Defence and Space’s Zephyr, a new breed of solar-powered aircraft designed to circle in the Earth’s stratosphere, is set to take to the skies in 2017. Able to launch, land and re-deploy like a hand-launched unmanned aerial vehicle, the high-altitude pseudo-satellite promises consistent, satellite-like Earth observation and communication services – at a fraction of the cost.

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