Tag: solar-powered drone

Facebook’s Internet-Delivery Drone Completes First Test Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute Social media giant Facebook has successfully carried out its first test flight of a solar-powered drone designed to provide faster and inexpensive internet access to remote regions of the world. The Aquila drone is being created to widen the range of internet connectivity around the globe. “New technologies like Aquila have the potential to bring […]

Google’s Secretive 5G Internet Drone Tests Revealed

Reading Time: 2 minutes Google is working in secret at a spaceport in New Mexico to build and test solar-powered internet drones in a new initiative codenamed Project SkyBender, according to a report from The Guardian. The company is reportedly renting 15,000 square feet of hangar space from Virgin Galactic — the commercial spaceflight outfit of business mogul Richard […]