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Sceye HAPS Ascend to Stratosphere Using Renewable Energy Sources

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 12:04am

Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced that it reached the stratosphere on June 14, 2022 with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.

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  • Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced that it reached the stratosphere on June 14, 2022 with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.
  • Sceyes HAPS launched at 6:55 AM MDT from the companys hangar at the Roswell International Airport.
  • Todays test flight holds extraordinary potential for stratospheric discovery, said Sceye founder and CEO, Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen.
  • By maintaining position in the stratosphere for extended periods of time, we can begin realizing the promises of the stratosphere for life on Earth.

Sceye HAPS Ascend to Stratosphere Using Renewable Energy Sources

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 3:51pm

Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced today that it reached the stratosphere with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.

Key Points: 
  • Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced today that it reached the stratosphere with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.
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    Sceyes HAPS launched at 6:55 AM MDT from the companys hangar at the Roswell International Airport.
  • Todays test flight holds extraordinary potential for stratospheric discovery, said Sceye founder and CEO, Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen.
  • By maintaining position in the stratosphere for extended periods of time, we can begin realizing the promises of the stratosphere for life on Earth.

Amid War, Humanitarian Crises and Ecological Disasters, LifeStraw Offers a Critical Need: Safe Drinking Water

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 1:00pm

BALTIMORE, March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- When conflict or environmental disasters force people to flee their homes, access to safe water is critical for survival. Today, LifeStraw®, an innovative, sustainable B Corp, released its 2021 Responsibility Report outlining all of the ways LifeStraw has extended access to safe drinking water in the wake of crises. Last year, LifeStraw responded to natural and humanitarian disasters, delivering access to safe water for 508,165 people in 23 countries. The Responsibility Report also details LifeStraw's work as a registered B Corp and Climate Neutral-certified company, its long-term collaboration with the Carter Center in the effort to eradicate Guinea worm disease, and its milestone of reaching over 6 millions kids with a year of safe water through the brand's Give Back program.

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  • Last year, LifeStraw responded to natural and humanitarian disasters, delivering access to safe water for 508,165 people in 23 countries.
  • "Water is essential for life and where there's conflict or ecological disaster, access to safe water is a challenge.
  • LifeStraw believes everyone deserves safe refuge and safe water," said LifeStraw CEO Alison Hill.
  • The LifeStraw Max water purification device delivers portable, potable water during ecological and humanitarian disasters or for communities without access to potable tap water.

Sceye Tests Automated Ascent and Reaches the Stratosphere Again

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Saturday, March 12, 2022 - 9:00pm

Sceye, a material science company and manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced today that it reached the stratosphere again; this time using a new automated ascent software.

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  • Sceye, a material science company and manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced today that it reached the stratosphere again; this time using a new automated ascent software.
  • Todays launch tested a newly developed software capability that increases the reliability of the HAPS during its most critical phases of flightthe launch and ascent.
  • With every successful test flight were getting closer to providing broadband and earth observation from the stratosphere, said Sceye CEO and Founder, Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen.
  • Sceye is a material science company founded in 2014 to unleash the possibilities in the stratosphere by uplifting and connecting all people, and protecting our planet.

LifeStraw Peak Series Offers Next-Level Water Filtration in the Outdoors

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

), the 650 ml and 1L Collapsible Squeeze Bottle Water Filter System, the 3L and 8L Gravity Water Filter System, and the 8L Gravity Water Filter + Water Storage Bag.

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  • ), the 650 ml and 1L Collapsible Squeeze Bottle Water Filter System, the 3L and 8L Gravity Water Filter System, and the 8L Gravity Water Filter + Water Storage Bag.
  • "Peak Series products will enable outdoor adventurers to explore the backcountry by providing reliable access to safe water," said Alison Hill, CEO of LifeStraw.
  • The best in dromedary bags meets the best in filtration performance with the Peak Series 8L Gravity Water Filter System ($79.95).
  • The original LifeStraw Personal Water Filter, which converts microbiologically contaminated water into safe, potable water, was introduced in 2005.

Learn why 'Doing Good is Good for Business' as Advancements Explores Developments in Social Entrepreneurship

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Monday, August 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

With a look at Vestergaard, viewers will learn how technology and innovation are driving change and are improving the quality of life for people living in underdeveloped countries.

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  • With a look at Vestergaard, viewers will learn how technology and innovation are driving change and are improving the quality of life for people living in underdeveloped countries.
  • "Built on the foundation of social entrepreneurship, Vestergaard believes that doing good is good business," said Richard Simon, producer for the Advancements series.
  • Vestergaard is a Certified B Corp focused on manufacturing innovative products to improve global health outcomes in mainly low- and middle-income countries.
  • About Advancements and DMG Productions:
    The Advancements series is an information-based educational show targeting recent advances across a number of industries and economies.