NASA-supported High School Teams Advance to FIRST Robotics World Championships

Reflecting its ongoing commitment to advance science, technology, engineering and math opportunities for students, NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley sponsored and mentored three high school teams that successfully participated in both 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) World Championships last month.

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NASA Completes its Latest Drone Traffic Management Flight Campaign

NASA and its partners are wrapping up tests of the most recent version of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies with live, remotely operated aircraft, or drones, at six sites around the country.

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Profiles in Education: Taking the Path Less Travelled

Born in Manhattan and raised in Yonkers, New York, Diana Gentry broke with tradition and declined to follow three generations of lawyers in her family. Instead, she became a research scientist at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, where she leads the Bioengineering and Instrumentation Group in the Biosphere Science Branch.

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NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno

NASA and its partners are in the midst of testing the next, more complex version of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies with live, remotely-operated aircraft, or drones, at six different sites around the nation.

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New Horizons Deploys Global Team for Rare Look at Next Flyby Target

Over the next six weeks, the New Horizons mission team gets an “MU69” preview of sorts – and a chance to gather some critical encounter-planning information – with a rare look at their target object from Earth.

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