CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – An upcoming meeting hosted by the Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center will share details about opportunities for innovation and research with unmanned aircraft systems.
The meeting will be held on Friday, September 25 from 9 to 11a.m. in the University Center, Anchor Ballroom, on the A&M-CC campus. It is free and open to the public.
A live stream of the event will be available online at lsuasc.tamucc.edu.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Lone Star UAS Center (LSUASC) of Excellence and Innovation is one of only six UAS test sites selected by the Federal Aviation Administration to guide research programs that will help the FAA safely integrate UAS into the national airspace.
Unmanned aircraft systems – sometimes called drones or remotely piloted vehicles – are expected to change the way data is gathered, making it cheaper, easier and faster than using an airplane or satellite imagery. UAS uses include providing images to emergency management officials after disasters or extreme weather and monitoring pipelines, coastlines and agricultural and livestock fields.
The meeting will cover issues of potential UAS uses, innovation and opportunities at the Lone Star Center, and the overall goal of safely integrating UAS into our skies.
Attendees are encouraged to join the discussion, ask questions and gain a better understanding of UAS, their potential uses and the research, development and testing happening at the University’s Lone Star UAS Center.
Representatives of the FAA and personnel from the Lone Star Center will be available for questions following a presentation.