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NASA and Verizon are ... avoidance - both between drones and between UAVs and buildings - and flight priority, but also include more complex functionality. For instance, UAVs could automatically be grounded in poor weather conditions, while certain areas ...
SlashGear · 6/4/2015
The weather agency issued warnings for flooding ... they are the size of large commercial jets and are flown remotely from a NASA base on the Virginia coast. The drones are capable of flying for 30 hours at an altitude of 21,000 meters (69,000 feet ...
Space Daily · 9/15/2013
NASA has decades of experience with air traffic management ... where a small quad copter breached a security perimeter and crash landed in January. Exelis' drone tracker will show terrain, weather and airspace boundaries in real time.
Reuters · 3/10/2015
University Researchers to Develop Weather-Forecasting Drone System Researchers Develop ... an evolutionary biologist at NASA’s Ames Research Center, was concerned when she found out that UAVs sometimes get lost in coral reefs or other sensitive …
Government Technology · 8/19/2015
but operational drones for weather analysis have only been put into practice in the last few years. According to NASA, the agency’s Global Hawk drone made “the first ever high-altitude flyover of a tropical cyclone with a UAS (unmanned aircraft system).”
Washington Post · 4/25/2014
and what the weather will be like in a given area," said Parimal Kopardekar, manager of NASA's Safe Autonomous Systems Operations project, in the press release. The system NASA is working on would allow many commercial uses, like Amazon's drone
Fierce Mobile T · 6/11/2015
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been awarded $100,000 to complete a study that will explore the possibility of “windbots” buzzing through the atmospheres above Jupiter and Saturn. To work, each drone would need to be self-sufficient and able to ...
International Business Times · ByJ.stone andJeff Stone · 7/24/2015
On June 25, a hobbyist drone forced the grounding of a fixed ... trying to operate in the same airspace, and what the weather will be like in a given area,” said Parimal Kopardekar, manager of NASA’s Safe Autonomous Systems Operations project.
Government Computer News · 6/25/2015
A thousand people gathered at NASA's Silicon Valley research center ... without better understanding of drone performance, including how they operate in heavy wind or weather. That means, he said, working closely with agencies like the National Oceanic ...
Fast Company · 7/28/2015
To better understand how water vapor and ozone interact, NASA plans to ... above the tropics. The drone will crisscross the tropopause, the boundary between the troposphere (they layer of the atmosphere we breathe and where most weather occurs), and ...
Live Science · 1/10/2013