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UAS Test Site Seeks Summer 2017 Interns
Applicants are reviewed on a rolling basis every spring.   more»
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UMD Emergency Medical Delivery Testing Featured on Voice of America
Coverage focuses on first civil unammaned aerial deliver of medical cargo in Maryland.   more»
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UMD Pushes Beyond Line of Sight to Map Impacts of Traditional Farming in Belize
The project marks the first time a UAS Test Site operator has flown using only instrumentation and cameras.   more»
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UMD UAS Test Sites Collaborates with Higher Education Center on Student Project
The course was taken as the last core requirement in Florida Tech’s MBA program.   more»
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Communicating Across Unmanned Aircraft Systems in a Disaster
UMD Tests Communications Systems in Real Time with First Responders   more»
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“Lifeline Across the Bay” Marks Milestone for the University of Maryland
First-of-its-Kind Flight Across the Chesapeake Bay   more»
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Scassero Weighs in on FAA Small UAS Ruling
UMD UAS Test Site director explains why UAS ruling could be "hugely significant."   more»
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Unmanned Aircraft Systems Experts Available to Comment on FAA's Small UAS Rule
UMD UAS Test Site offers insights on how "Part 107" will affect commercial use of UAS.   more»
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UMD UAS Test Site Hosts Public Safety Demonstration for First Responders
UMD hosted a demonstration of the Project Lifesaver/Lockheed Martin Indago UAV system for representatives from nine public safety organizations.   more»