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Innovative new methods in connection with lighter-than-air (LTA) free floating platforms, of facilitating legal transmitter operation, platform flight termination when appropriate, environmentally acceptable landing, and recovery of these devices are provided. The new systems and methods relate to rise rate control, geo-location from a LTA platform including landed payload and ground-based vehicle locations, and steerable recovery systems.

Title
Systems and applications of lighter-than-air (LTA) platforms
Application Number
10/673474
Publication Number
7356390 (B2)
Application Date
September 30, 2003
Publication Date
April 8, 2008
Inventor
Bruce A Barkley
Phoenix
AZ, US
Eric A Frische
Chandler
AZ, US
Gerald M Knoblach
Chandler
AZ, US
Agent
Darby & Darby P C
Assignee
Space Data Corporation
AZ, US
IPC
B64B 1/00
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