Kaleidoscopic Drone Footage Takes You To Mind-Bending Places That Can't Really Exist

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Kaleidoscopic Drone Footage Takes You To Mind-Bending Places That Can't Really Exist GIF It looks like drone pilot and videographer Alban Roinard somehow managed to fly his quadcopter into the dream worlds of Christopher Nolan’s Inception. But watching these European cities fold onto themselves isn’t the result of a million dollars-worth of special effects; it’s Read More

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News News Search Media Resources FAA Air Traffic Report August 25, 2017 – Get a heads-up on any daily impacts to normal air traffic operations. Director, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Office Earl Lawrence before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation concerning Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Innovation, Integration, Successes, and Challenges(03/15/2017) Associate Administrator for Commercial Read More

Lockheed Martin previews a future of tiny space telescopes

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Lockheed Martin previews a future of tiny space telescopes Lockheed Martin, Flickr Current space telescopes are… big. You can’t really avoid it given the need for giant lenses and bulky sensors. Lockheed Martin wants to fix that — the aerospace firm has just released the first images from SPIDER (Segmented Planar Imaging Detector for Electro-Optical Read More

Breaking Into a Russian Military Base to See an Abandoned Soviet Space Shuttle Was Worth the Risk

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Breaking Into a Russian Military Base to See an Abandoned Soviet Space Shuttle Was Worth the Risk Because any trip to see a Soviet shuttle is worth it as long as no one’s wearing handcuffs at the end. A group of YouTubers going by the name Exploring the Unbeaten Path traveled to the middle of nowhere Read More

Oscar Mayer's 'Wienerdrone' is the most 4th of July thing ever

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Oscar Mayer's 'Wienerdrone' is the most 4th of July thing ever Oscar Mayer Move over, burrito drones. Oscar Mayer has something that’s much more appropriate for the summer months, especially the 4th of July. Yep, the company has a hot dog-carrying drone, or as it’s officially named, the Wienerdrone. Revealed earlier this week, the UAV Read More

Toyota wants flying cars in time for the 2020 Olympics

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Toyota wants flying cars in time for the 2020 Olympics Cartivator Toyota has joined the flying car craze by backing a group working on a drone-like vehicle that would soar 10 meters (33 feet) above the ground at speeds up to 100 km/h (62 mph). The “Skydrive” is being developed by Cartivator, a startup with Read More

Skier Captures Awesome Aerial Footage of His Stunts By Just Throwing His GoPro 

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Skier Captures Awesome Aerial Footage of His Stunts By Just Throwing His GoPro  GIF Despite what drone makers want you to think, you don’t need to buy an expensive camera-equipped quadcopter to capture awesome aerial footage of your adventures. GoPro sells an $800 drone just for this, but skier Nicolas Vuignier discovered he could get Read More

Watch Cherry Blossoms Suddenly Explode Into Life in This Stunning Timelapse Footage

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Watch Cherry Blossoms Suddenly Explode Into Life in This Stunning Timelapse Footage It’s that time of year when Mother Nature puts on her best fireworks show with pink and white cherry blossoms. By now your Instagram feed is probably clogged with endless shots of cherry trees, but this spectacular drone footage captured by Jack Johnston Read More

Drones Are Giving Us Never-Before-Seen Close-up Views of Volcanic Eruptions

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Drones Are Giving Us Never-Before-Seen Close-up Views of Volcanic Eruptions It’s not just the intense heat that makes it hard for researchers to closely study an active volcano, there’s also a potpourri of noxious gases that are less than ideal to inhale. But at the controls of a sensor-laden drone, scientists from the University of Read More

Boston Marathon Drones

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It appears the Boston PD will be using drones during the Boston Marathon to look out for bad guys. These will be “tethered” drones which of course allows them to be plugged in vs. using a battery, so their hover time is practically endless. A tether helps in that hover time, but add challenge to Read More