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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...

NASA UTM Program Completes TCL 3 Testing at the FAA-Designated Nevada...

The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems, who manage the Nevada UAS Test Sites, and its NASA Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) partners flew multiple Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS or drones)...

NASA Airspace Operations and Safety Program Research & Development Partnership Workshop

Meet with NASA to discuss the future of the NAS: how to accommodate a diverse mix of airspace uses while maintaining highly efficient, safe, predictable, agile, and affordable airspace operation systems. April 10-12,...

Drone Race: Human Versus Artificial Intelligence

Drone racing is a high-speed sport demanding instinctive reflexes -- but humans won't be the only competitors for long. Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, put their...

NASA Highly Flexible Wings Tested

The subscale X-56A is scheduled for a series of research flights in November to prove enabling technology for designing aircraft with highly flexible, lightweight wings. The use of less...