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Producer's Notes: Zeppelins Resurrected

Producer's Notes: Zeppelins Resurrected

I think most people who have been stuck in traffic, grinding away on their daily commute up Highway 101 in Mountain View, have casually glanced towards Moffett Field and wondered, "What the heck are those things?"

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Zeppelins Resurrected

Zeppelins Resurrected

In 1935, the USS Macon went down in 1000 feet of water off the coast of Monterey, California. Now, as scientists study the recently-discovered wreckage, dirigibles are returning to the Bay Area. But these aren't the same dirigibles – these are new and improved.

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Producer's Notes: Zeppelins Resurrected (Bonus)

Producer's Notes: Zeppelins Resurrected (Bonus)

It's easy to see how these new, nearly silent zeppelins could be used in a myriad of ways – from spying on whales to aerial photography to weather and climate monitoring.

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