Unmanned systems continue to revolutionize how we protect and monitor the global environment. Environmental organizations and governments utilize unmanned systems to monitor forests for illegal logging, protect green space, monitor wildlife and prevent erosion.
Chuck Johnson, NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center
“We fly some of our unmanned aircraft into hurricanes to gather data, and there’s a high risk when you do that that the aircraft is not coming back. It’s one thing to lose an airplane and sensors, but it’s another to lose a human.”