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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...

Aurora and MIT Celebrate Nine Years of Student Robotics Program Success

Middle school students across the country today participated in a live interactive broadcast of NASA astronaut Jack Fischer operating satellites developed by Aurora and MIT aboard the International Space...

NASA Flight Tests Could Lead to UAS Integration

by Jay Levine, X-Press Editor | NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System, or UAS in the NAS, project is attracting international...
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NIAS and NASA test the Next Phase of NASA’s UAS Traffic...

Reno-Stead Test Range -- On May 25, 2017, the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site and its NASA Partners flew five different Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) demonstrating multiple...
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The Inter-Galactic UTM Association And Beyond

It almost seems that a new UTM association springs forth from the Internet on a regular basis.  Usually the newer ones need titles more grandiose than the one before,...