NASA ... monitoring drones with a range of sensors including radar, orbiting satellites and mobile phone signals. The UTM system is also likely to be cloud-based, meaning that drones will need an internet link to download information about weather, traffic ...
Gizmodo Australia · 6/5/2015
NASA wants the system to be able to “geo-fence” areas like airports and political centers so drones simply cannot go there. They could decide which drones should take precedence in congested areas, or force drones to land during bad weather.
Extreme Tech · 6/5/2015
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
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
(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.
WSOC-TV · 6/5/2015
NASA has reached ... and use it on cell tower coverage for data, navigation, surveillance and tracking. Both parties plan on finalizing the technology by 2019. Currently, there are no laws or air traffic control pertaining to drones, so it is essentially ...
RCR Wireless · 6/4/2015
If there are two things that are all the rage right now, it’s Mars and drones. Okay, maybe not all the rage, but a day hardly goes by without hearing about at least one of them, and it seems that NASA has made ... is thin, weather on mars is generally ...
TECH AERIS · 1/27/2015
NASA reportedly also wants its technology to incorporate geo-fencing to stop drones from flying over high-security locations. In addition, it wants to be able to automatically ground the remotely controlled machines in adverse weather conditions ...
Digital Trends · ByTrevor Mogg · 6/4/2015
NASA ... The drones can suspend themselves over a storm at 65,000 feet for up to 30 hours. They are equipped with six different instruments to measure winds and precipitation within the storm. The instruments also measure various weather conditions ...
ZDNet · 6/9/2012