ATLANTIC, Va. — NASA scientists are using former military surveillance drones to help them understand more about how tropical storms intensify, which they say could ultimately save lives by improving forecast models that predict a hurricane's strength.
News Herald · 9/11/2013
(Video via NASA) The system would track drone location, prevent flights over sensitive areas such as the White House, automatically ground drones in bad weather and sort out which drones get priority in the event the airspace gets too congested.
KIROTV · 6/5/2015
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. Nasa’s drone ...
Live Mint · 9/2/2014
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AccuWeather · 8/2/2013
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. The massive drones ...
NPR News · 9/13/2013
NASA intends that this system would automatically “geo-fence” drones out of sensitive airspace, keep drones from flying in inclement weather, assist in preventing drones from crashing into buildings or each other, and prioritizing drones in busy airspace.
The Space Reporter · 6/5/2015