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 …
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. …
Originally built for military reconnaissance missions around the world, they are the size of large commercial jets and are flown remotely from a NASA base on the Virginia coast. The drones are capable ... have been piloted weather planes …
sensors on the drones themselves, and data from national weather services, all feeding computer models, said Marcus Johnson, a research aerospace engineer at the Nasa Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California. “It’s not an …
NASA’s system will provide services such as airspace configuration, weather and wind data, strategic flows of drones, sequencing, separation management between drones and contingency support, said Parimal Kopardekar, the NASA
Hacking group AnonSec says that it has accessed a trove of NASA data and hacked one of the space agency’s drones, prompting an investigation ... the hackers cite the example of cloud seeding, a form of weather modification whereby …
and be alerted of hazards such as severe weather affected airspace, or unplanned events that change their plans. Addressing these challenges is the next step to safely integrating drones into the national airspace. During the test …
Kopardekar said the goal of air-traffic control for drones ... about bad weather such as wind or icing. “It really will be an information service,” said John Hansman, an aeronautics professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. NASA
The two Global Hawks began operating as NASA drones in 2012, as part of a project that will last ... Florida where they can be redistributed to weather forecasters across the country in near real-time.