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Radar Drone Measures Ice Sheets To Predict Sea Level Rise

Radar drone measures ice sheets and helps to predict sea level rise

Understanding the processes that drive large ice sheets in places like Greenland and Antarctica is essential for forecasting the future of climate change and sea level rise. Enter Stanford engineer Thomas Teisberg and the Peregrine autonomous radar drone. The Peregrine…

Elite Space Program Will Include A St. Louis Drone Startup

Elite space program will include a St. Louis drone startup

Out of 600 international businesses, St. Louis-based drone startup WingXpand was chosen to participate in the “Techstars” program in Los Angeles. The program focuses on aerospace technology and collaborates with agencies like NASA and the U.S. Space Force. According to…

Drone Prototypes Face Severe Icelandic Conditions During Test

Drone prototypes face severe Icelandic conditions during test

If testing in Iceland this summer is successful, robots and drone prototypes working together will aid the exploration of rocky places like the moon and Mars. “I’ve never seen such crazy winds in my life,” planetary geologist Catherine Neish, at…

Faa Picks Uncw For Drone Collegiate Training Initiative

FAA picks UNCW for drone collegiate training initiative

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected the University of North Carolina Wilmington to become a member of its cohort of schools participating in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems – Collegiate Training Initiative. This program acknowledges institutions that prepare students for…

Mars Helicopter Sets New Distance Record During 25Th Flight

Mars helicopter sets new distance record during 25th flight

It’s been less than a year since NASA successfully conducted the first drone flight on another planet. Mars helicopter Ingenuity has been performing above expectations since then and is still operational. Recently, the drone even made its 25th flight above…

Mars Drone Makes Most Complex Flight To Date

Mars drone makes most complex flight to date

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars drone made its most complex drone flight yet over the surface of the red planet on Sunday. The space agency reported this on Twitter. During the Mars drone flight, ten different waypoints were visited. A record height…

Mars Drone Makes Successful First Test Flight

Mars drone, Ingenuity makes successful first test flight

The Mars drone, Ingenuity has successfully completed its first short test flight. That reports the American space agency NASA. It is the first time that a drone has flown on another planet. The aircraft rose to a height of a…

First Interplanetary Drone, Ingenuity Arrives On Mars

First interplanetary drone, Ingenuity arrives on Mars

After a space journey of some 292 million miles and a blood-curdling descent through the atmosphere of Mars, the Mars rover Perseverance has successfully landed on the red planet. Space agency NASA announced. Onboard the rover is the first interplanetary…

Nasa Government Invention Of The Year 2020 Goes To Utm

NASA Government Invention of the Year 2020 goes to UTM

Today, NASA announces the winners of its 2020 Invention and Software of the Year Awards. The agency has created two categories and one of them, the ‘Government Invention of the Year’ goes to the invention of NASA’s patented Unmanned Aircraft…