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MADCAT Flexing Wings for Efficient Flight

Most planes use rigid wings with moving parts. But what if there was a wing that was not only completely flexible, but could be programmed to change...

NASA’s Mars Helicopter Completes Flight Tests

Since the Wright brothers first took to the skies of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, Dec. 17, 1903, first flights have been important milestones in the life...

NASA Tests Urban Drone Traffic Management in Nevada, Texas

NASA has selected two organizations to host the final phase of its four-year series of increasingly complicated technical demonstrations involving small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS),commonly known as drones.

Full NAS Integration And The New False Hope

Drone airspace integration and what not to do if you want a thriving industry. When I was in China speaking at the World UAV Federation symposium, I said, “Whatever...

NASA Collaborates with JAXA to use Drones for Disaster Recovery Drill

NASA has partnered with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, to successfully demonstrate the safe integration of unmanned aircraft systems (known as UAS, or drones) on a use...

NASA Initial Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Operations Integration RFI

Collaboration on UAM Airspace Integration Research and Development The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has conducted research on a multitude of Air Traffic Management (ATM) areas over the past...

ARMD Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge Request for Information (RFI)

The NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) remains committed to enabling new, transformational commercial aviation markets and services with the potential to provide significant societal benefits. In recent years,...

AeroVironment Collaborating with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to Build First Drone...

What does a company do when its trailblazing and diverse innovations for nearly half a century have redefined how the world drives and flies?  When its many technological “firsts” include the first...

NASA, Uber to Explore Safety, Efficiency of Future Urban Airspace

NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc., to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and...

Design Considerations for Safer Small Unmanned Aerial Systems

Michael J. Logan NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA Jay Gundlach FlightHouse Engineering, Portland Oregon Thomas L. Vranas National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA There is an increasing demand for capable and...