Elon Musk’s SpaceX starts off its week with an impressive rocket launch and landing

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX starts off its week with an impressive rocket launch and landing
Elon Musk’s SpaceX starts off its week with an impressive rocket launch and landing

SpaceX has done it again.  A Falcon 9 rocket carrying an uncrewed Dragon capsule loaded with supplies for astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) took off from Cape Canaveral at 12:31 p.m. ET on Monday.  But that’s not all.Read more… #quadcopters #drones

The Best Places to Fly During the Solar Eclipse: Advice from Kittyhawk
The Best Places to Fly During the Solar Eclipse: Advice from Kittyhawk

The first total eclipse in 38 years will take place on August 21st, and drone operators are getting ready.  While the eclipse offers a unique opportunity for some beautiful images, it’s important that the drone community fly safely and in accordance with federal and local regulations.  To help all of the operators who plan on […]

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Guardian of the galaxy: Nasa seeks new ‘planetary protection officer’
Guardian of the galaxy: Nasa seeks new ‘planetary protection officer’

Role involves safeguarding Earth from extra-terrestrial infection, and stopping other planets being contaminated by robotic or human explorers Nasa is looking for a planetary protection officer who will help safeguard Earth from alien bacteria. No, it isn’t the script ofRead more… #quadcopters #drones

Bzzz! How Much Do Drone Noises Tick People Off?
Bzzz! How Much Do Drone Noises Tick People Off?

Researchers at NASA have released the results of a study determining how annoying the noise of a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) really is to people. By having human testers compare the noise generated by consumer drones to that of cars, the researchers did, indeed, find a greater annoyance level for sUAS, but they plan […]

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Looking for a vacation splurge? Consider this space hotel
Looking for a vacation splurge? Consider this space hotel

Do you have a hankering for adventure and several million dollars laying around? Then this might be the perfect getaway opportunity for you, if you can hold on tight for a few years.  NASA recently held a competition, which wasRead more… #quadcopters #drones

A Truly Adorable Drone Does a Serious Job in Space
A Truly Adorable Drone Does a Serious Job in Space

What could be one of the cutest drones in existence is doing a serious job, taking pictures and videos on the International Space Station (ISS.) Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has released images and video taken by the JEM Internal Ball Camera (the Int-Ball.)  Int-Ball is the first camera drone that can record video while […]

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NASA’s drone killer does not play around
NASA’s drone killer does not play around

Drones let us do cool things like take neat pictures from overhead views and pretend to be a pilot. But they’ve also been used for more nefarious purposes, like helping prisoners escape and spying on people. NASA isn’t one toRead more… #quadcopters #drones

UAV197 NASA UAS Traffic Management (UTM) System Tests
UAV197 NASA UAS Traffic Management (UTM) System Tests

NASA’s UAS Traffic Management (UTM) system undergoing tests at the UAS test sites.

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UAV167 UAS as a Subscription Service
UAV167 UAS as a Subscription Service

A UAS service for public safety agencies, ScanEagle goes to the Smithsonian, testing drone strikes on airliners, NASA tests BVLOS, maritime drone tests, a new sense and avoid sensor, and FAA outreach. News Aeryon Introduces Flexible UAS Subscription Solution for Law Enforcement at IACP 2016 Aeryon Labs, Inc. is offering UAS services to qualified public […] #quadcopters #drones

UAV161 Exemptions to Part 107 Granted

The FAA quickly grants some Part 107 exemptions, drought-stricken agriculture embraces UAS, the Facebook Aquila drone is meeting with some success, and a robot pilot offers to make existing aircraft unmanned.   News CNN Wins FAA Waiver To Fly Newsgathering Drones Over People CNN received a Part 107 waiver from the FAA to fly UAS […]