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ASSURE Partner Kansas State Polytechnic UAS Program Offers Final Part 107 Short Course of 2016

November 17, 2016 - The unmanned aircraft systems program on Kansas State University's Polytechnic Campus is providing professionals one last opportunity in 2016 to obtain a remote pilot in command certification. In response ...
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Mississippi State, ASSURE's lead University, Enhances Status as one of FAA's Principal UAS Test Sites

November 14, 2016 - Mississippi State University's big academic news disappeared temporarily in the tidal waves of reporting after Tuesday's election of Donald Trump to the presidency, but by Thursday word was spreading that ...
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Mississippi added as a full member of Pan-Pacific UAS Test Range Complex

November 9, 2016 - FAIRBANKS, Alaska, and STARKVILLE, Miss.-- The State of Mississippi has joined Alaska, Oregon, and Hawaii as a full member in the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) led Pan-Pacific UAS Test Range Complex ...
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Clear the Runway: NMSU Teaches Students about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math via Drones

November 7, 2016 - The school gym transformed into a hands-on learning center where student learned about the three different unmanned aerial systems, fixed wings, rotary wings, and multi-rotor. They took notes as presenters ...
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The Science and Technology Behind Drones: KRWG-TV Highlights NMSU UAS STEM Outreach Program

October 6, 2016 - The students from Las Cruces Public Schools recently attended a Unmanned Aircraft Systems Road show at NMSU. They watched a display of what these drones can do. The goal of this event is to offer area ...
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ASSURE partner DJI provides UAS/Drone for 4-H National Youth Science Day

October 6, 2016 - At the quiet corner of a table in a noisy ballroom, Kat Kenton molded pieces of foam into the tail and wings of a rudimentary glider. "I'm not trying to make it perfect, just as straight as possible," ...
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Tuskegee University Makes WSFA-TV Headlines with “Drone Day”

October 6, 2016 - Tuskegee University took their STEM outreach program to Tuskegee Institute Middle School, where more than 60 students learned how to program and fly UAVs. Tuskegee University Professor Javier Khan said ...
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ASSURE Partner New Mexico State University Creates UAS STEM Outreach Program as Part of the FAA's UAS COE

September 15, 2016 - New Mexico State University will host an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Roadshow for local eighth-grade students Sept. 26 at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. event will teach about 500 Las Cruces ...
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Inside Unmanned Systems Magazine Highlights K-State, ERAU and UND UAS Programs

September 12, 2016 - Inside Unmanned Systems' Rachel Kaufman writes that Kansas State, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical and University of North Dakota drone pilot courses are taking off. The story explains how these ASSURE Unviersity ...
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Kongsberg Geospatial and FAA ASSURE UAS Team Members Partner for Operational Trials of Detect and Avoid and Beyond Visual Line of Sight Display Software

September 1, 2016 - Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa-based developer of real-time, mission critical, geospatial visualization software, and the Federal Aviation Administration's ASSURE UAS Center of Excellence, led by Mississippi ...