News tagged with unmanned drone

Commercial use of drones has already taken flight

The camera swoops over the green expanse of the Everglades hundreds of feet below, like many helicopter shots you've seen on television. But suddenly it dips and flies through a narrow, shaded canal where kayakers are paddling, ...

dateDec 11, 2013 in Robotics
shares0 comments 0

MSU lands first drone

Farmers can now get a birds-eye view of their fields – in full HD – thanks to Michigan State University landing its first drone.

dateSep 10, 2013 in Engineering
shares0 comments 0

NASA image: Rim Fire update—Aug. 30, 2013

Update for August 30, 2013 - The fire is over 201,00 acres as of 6 am this morning, Aug. 30, 2013 with containment at 32%. More than 40,000 acres of that fire have burned within Yosemite National Park. At ...

dateAug 30, 2013 in Earth Sciences
shares0 comments 0