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Strike Anywhere Unveils Facebook’s Aquila Aircraft

Facebook tackles third-world divide by bringing internet to low- and no-access areas with solar-powered aircraft.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is one hell of a busy man.

Apart from expecting the birth of his first child, his latest venture involved celebrating the completed construction of Aquila, a solar-powered aircraft that will distribute internet to communities currently without access.

Launched via Internet.org, the Facebook-led organisation brings together technology leaders, non-profit organisations and local communities to redistribute the balance of wealth, power and information.

The three-and-a-half-minute film, originally posted on Zuckerberg’s Facebook page, shows…to continue reading please subscribe now

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