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Airships: A New Horizon for Science

  title={Airships: A New Horizon for Science},
  author={Sarah H. Miller and Robert A. Fesen and L. A. Hillenbrand and Jason D. Rhodes and Gil Baird and Geoffrey Blake and Jeffrey Booth and David E. Carlile and Riley M. Duren and Frederick G. Edworthy and Brent Freeze and Randall Friedl and Paul. F. Goldsmith and Jeffery L. Hall and Scott E. Hoffman and Scott E. Hovarter and Rebecca Jensen-Clem and Ross M. Jones and Jens Kauffmann and Alina Kiessling and Oliver G. King and Nicholas P. Konidaris and Tim Lachenmeier and Steven D. Lord and Jessica L. Neu and Gregory R. Quetin and Alan Ram and Stanley P. Sander and Marc Simard and Mike Smith and Steve Smith and Sara Smoot and Sara Susca and Abigail L. S. Swann and Eliot F. Young and Thomas Zambrano},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
The "Airships: A New Horizon for Science" study at the Keck Institute for Space Studies investigated the potential of a variety of airships currently operable or under development to serve as observatories and science instrumentation platforms for a range of space, atmospheric, and Earth science. The participants represent a diverse cross-section of the aerospace sector, NASA, and academia. Over the last two decades, there has been wide interest in developing a high altitude… 

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