The Coolest Airship Pictures You've Ever Seen

Who doesn't love airships? Dirigibles, zeppelins and aerostats. They're just so stately and romantic — and, as it turns out, a completely impractical method of transport. To many of us, the airship instantly symbolizes the romance and wonder of past dreams of escaping gravity — and in many cases, the zepplin is also… » 5/11/12 12:34pm 5/11/12 12:34pm

An airship emerges from the reddish clouds of dawn

From this distance, it could be a pleasure ship, an apartment complex, or the first stately vessel in a military deployment. But the fortress is none of these things. It is the place where this gas giant's greatest secrets are kept, hidden in the clouds of the upper atmosphere. It's rare to glimpse it at all - you're… » 12/26/11 6:00am 12/26/11 6:00am