WALLOPS ISLAND, USA – A pair of converted military drones are the US space agency's newest tools for tracking hurricanes and tropical storms ... large commercial jets and are flown remotely from a NASA base on the Virginia …
However, NASA is also researching how to one day integrate drones into controlled airspace alongside crewed aircraft. Here's a look at some of the major requirements - and practical challenges - of drone traffic management. TRACKING …
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Sensors would allow it to track Titan's atmosphere and weather – which has ... and as of April 2017 NASA's …
The two Global Hawk drones are a central part of NASA's five-year HS3 (Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel) Mission investigating why certain weather patterns become hurricanes, and why some hurricanes grow into monster storms. …
Submarine Drone ... home on NASA's Aircraft Tracker map. They'll fly for an abbreviated season of three or four weeks this year, largely to work out the operational kinks. But the HS3 team hopes to sample at least two hurricanes this …
The space agency is now questioning the validity of the claims a hacker group, calling itself AnonSec, was able to access a trove of data, including footage from a NASA drone. AnonSec previously ... its video footage and weather logs, the …
NASA is considering monitoring drones with a range of sensors including radar, orbiting satellites and cellphone signals. The UTM system is also likely to be cloud-based, meaning that drones will need an internet link to download …
NASA ... drone could fly into a volcanic crater to see if it would make a safe place for astronauts to set up a base, away from the harsh elements. “You could put a whole habitat inside a lava tube to shelter astronauts from radiation, thermal …
Washington: Nasa scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher, are developing an air traffic control system for drones that would scan for adverse weather conditions and also prevent the small unmanned vehicles from running into buildings. …