NASA Engineers to Hold Free Webinar on UAV Crash Management …

NASA’s Langley Research Center is providing a free informational webinar on its  autonomous crash administration system for small UAVs that permits touchdown a malfunctioning unit to a secure and clear ditch website. The webinar will happen on July 25th @ 2PM (EDT).

The mission of the system, known as Safe2Ditch, is emergency administration to get the car safely to the bottom within the occasion of an surprising vital flight problem.For instance, a drone supply flight that loses battery energy earlier than reaching desitnation.

Safe2Ditch makes use of clever algorithms, data of the native space, the remaining management authority and battery life to choose the most secure touchdown location for a crippled UAV and steer it to the bottom. The system helps reduce the chance of UAVs to individuals and property. This mission is carried out autonomously, with none help from a security pilot or floor station and all whereas residing on a small processor onboard.

During this free webinar, lead inventors Patricia Glaab and Louis Glaab will focus on this expertise and its potential makes use of, adopted by an open Q&A session.

You can register for the session and be taught extra about it right here.

Following is a quick NASA video by which Mr. Glaab discusses the Safe2Ditch expertise.



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