Align Continues To Innovate In RC Helicopter Industry…
Speaking to ANN’s CEO and Editor in Chief Jim Campbell at the at the AMA Expo in Ontario, CA in January, Align’s Marketing and Tech Support Manager … who just goes by “Gale”, said that the company’s latest line of helicopters is lighter and has upgraded servos and electronics.
Kittyhawk.io Offers Solutions For Keeping Track Of Everything Going On With Your Drone…
As with anything involving the FAA, the paperwork is important. A new company … Kittyhawk.io … is offering a variety of solutions to help drone operators keep track of everything going on with their aircraft.
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NASA Johnson Space Center, in partnership with NASA Tournament Lab and online crowdsourcing platform HeroX, has just announced the three winners of its widely publicized... Space Poop Challenge. The global crowdsourcing competition called for solutions to human waste management inside a spacesuit, while protecting the health and safety of its astronaut occupant for up to 6 days. Currently utilized solutions are designed for scenarios lasting less than 1 day. "The response to the Space Poop Challenge exceeded all of our expectations," said NASA Tournament Lab Deputy Director, Steve Rader. The Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) recently held its second meeting in Reno, NV. The DAC is an RTCA Federal Advisory Committee comprised of executives who represent a wide array of stakeholders including: unmanned aircraft manufacturers and operators, traditional aviation groups, labor organiza
Will Focus On Extending Human Presence Deeper Into The Solar System
NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes that will focus on the development of technologies critical to extending human presence deeper into our solar system.
Eighth Successful First Stage Landing/Recovery Looked Almost Easy...
They're back in the ISS delivery business as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 9:39 a.m. EST, Sunday. About 5,500 pounds of research equipment, cargo and supplies are packed into the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that is now in Earth orbit and headed to the station on the CRS-10 mission. SpaceX’s Dragon cargo craft launched from historic Launch Complex 39A and was the first commercial launch from Kennedy’s historic pad that once launched Apollo and Space Shuttle missions. Dragon separated from the Falcon 9 about 10 minutes after launch.
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DJI and AMA have launched a joint program to promote safe and responsible drone operations, train public safety officers to use drones effectively, and support educational outreach efforts. DJI and the AMA will also collaborate on other potential opportunities to mutually support their missions and provide new programs and options for those interested in small unmanned aircraft systems. “Safe operations in the national airspace are of the utmost importance to the AMA,” said AMA Executive Director Dave Mathewson. The 2017 MultiGP International Open, will be held at the AMA National Headquarters in Muncie, Indiana, August 9-13, 2017. The MultiGP International Open will be a fun and educational time for all who will be in attendance, with “Fun Flys” open to all, multiple competitions (both racing and freestyle), workshops, and summit meetings during t
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The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut Friday, at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, S.C. site celebrated the event, along with President Trump and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. The 787-10 will now be prepared for its first flight in the coming weeks. The 2017 MultiGP International Open, will be held at the AMA National Headquarters in Muncie, Indiana, August 9-13, 2017. The MultiGP International Open plans to be a fun and educational time for all involved, with the “Fun Flys” open to all, as well as multiple competitions (both racing and freestyle), workshops, and summit meetings during the event. MultiGP Drone Racing is pulling out all the stops to bring the world one of the most unique drone racing events of the year. The NIMBYs are at
Selected U.S. Companies Will Provide Technical Expertise And Test Facilities, Hardware And Software
NASA is seeking partnerships with U.S. companies focused on industry-developed space technologies that can advance the commercial space sector and benefit future NASA missions through the “Announcement of Collaborative Opportunity (ACO)” solicitation released by NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD).