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The Federal Aviation Administration allows the use of drones for “helping with scientific research and environmental monitoring by NASA and NOAA.” Could unmanned aircraft be used to study and monitor weather in the Great Lakes region? It would be a ...
Great Lakes Echo · 10/29/2014
The two Global Hawks began operating as NASA drones in 2012, as part of a project that will last ... Until now, the old stand-bys for monitoring storms have been piloted weather planes and satellites, he said. "By being able to view a storm continuously ...
The News International · 9/15/2013
Two different models of the aquatic drones will be launched into hurricane-prone areas ... Goal: Improve forecasts The 250-pound boat has two solar panels to power the weather instruments, and an umbilical cord that extends 21 feet down to take underwater ...
St. Augustine Record · 6/19/2012
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But now a former Military drone has a new life, in Wallops Island ... NASA is sending two remote-controlled robot planes — high flying drones — to hunt hurricanes. It’s part of the space agency’s new mission, a mission to unravel some of weather ...
News Channel3 · ByMike Mather · 9/10/2013
NASA is adding a second drone to monitor hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean this summer in ... We're having it move around with the weather." Hood says that drones will "revolutionize NOAA's observing strategies" on a level "comparable to the introduction ...
US News and World Report · ByJason Koebler · 6/1/2013
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 principal investigator …
Channel News Asia · 3/10/2015
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 and satellites ...
Raw Story · 9/15/2013
Already vital to industries such as agriculture, defense and weather monitoring ... scientific research and environmental monitoring by NASA. However, commercial drones have been regarded as a potential threat to American airspace. The FAA banned ...
The Future of Retail · 2/6/2015
Unmanned aircraft can fly longer than their manned counterparts, making them useful for meteorological missions such as Nasa's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) program. The agency is using two Global Hawk drones, originally designed for …
theguardian.com · 11/8/2013
In the latest move towards opening up skies in the US for commercial drones, NASA and aerospace company Exelis have teamed up to develop a prototype air traffic control system ... look to integrate factors such as weather, movement of other drones to ...
Gizmag · 3/12/2015