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Aquilas first flight: A big milestone toward nnecting billions of people

Aquilas first flight: A big milestone toward nnecting billions of people Internet access can offer life-changing opportunities and experiences to all of us, but there are still 4 billion people without it.Today Connectivity Lab announced a big milestone in this work: the first full-scale test flight of Aquila, our high-altitude unmanned aircraft.

Facebook ready to ramp up flights of its solar-powered drone

Facebook ready to ramp up flights of its solar-powered drone Last summer, when Facebook tested its huge drone, the right wing fizzled out and it smashed into the Arizona desert.But it was round one, and the company now believes it's ready to test the solar-powered Aquila multiple times a month.

Terragraph, Aquila, Tether-tenna and how Facebook is trying to connect the world

Terragraph, Aquila, Tether-tenna and how Facebook is trying to connect the world With the Telecom Infra Project, Facebook is working to solve connectivity access problems for different kinds of communities around the world.Or as Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientist Yael Maguire wrote in a blog post published after he took the stage at F8, "creating community to connect communities.