NASA Partners with Industry for 2020 Unmanned Aircraft Demo in Airspace

With a mutual interest in performing routine Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flights in the National Airspace System (NAS), NASA is collaborating with industry through cooperative agreements that are expected to lead to flights in 2020.

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NASA, French Aerospace Lab to Collaborate on Sonic Boom Prediction Research

NASA and France’s Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA), the French national aerospace research center, signed a research agreement Wednesday that could make supersonic passenger flights over land practical, dramatically reducing travel time in the United States or anywhere in the world.

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NASA to Hold Teleconference for Media, Industry on Unmanned Aircraft Flight in Public Airspace

NASA will host a teleconference for members of the media and aviation industry at 4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 28, to discuss the details and preliminary results of the agency’s first large-scale, remotely piloted aircraft flight in the national airspace using detect and avoid technology to fly without a safety chase aircraft.

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NASA Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft in Public Airspace Without Chase Plane for First Time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft on Tuesday. This historic flight moves the United States one step closer to normalizing unmanned aircraft operations in the airspa

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Media Invited to See Latest NASA Drone Traffic Management Technologies

NASA invites media to learn the latest about its national campaign to test and refine its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies at 10 a.m. PDT Wednesday, June 6, at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, California.

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NASA to Announce Quiet Supersonic Research Flights in Galveston

NASA will hold a news conference at 9 a.m. CDT Tuesday, April 17, to unveil plans to conduct a series of supersonic technology research flights over the Galveston, Texas, area, in support of the agency’s Commercial Supersonic Technology Project.

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Media Invited to Demonstrations of NASA Drone Traffic Management Technologies

NASA’s three-week national campaign to further test and refine its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies continues, and media are invited to see these technologies in action Tuesday, June 6, at four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) test sites across the country.

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