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Hyde-Smith Announces 7.2 million Army Contract to Mississippi State for Testing Emerging UAS Technologies

March 6, 2019 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced the award of a $7.2 million defense contract for the Mississippi State University ...
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New TigerShark Unmanned Aircraft Expands Capabilities of MSU’s Raspet Flight Research Laboratory

March 4, 2019 - Mississippi State University’s Raspet Flight Research Laboratory is expanding its vast unmanned aerial systems research and support capabilities with the acquisition of two of the latest TigerShark ...
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Mississippi State University Geosystems Research Institute's Czarnecki Shares Research Using UAS/Drones to Assess Soil Erosion

January 24, 2019 - Joby Czarnecki, Assistant Research Professor with the Geosystems Research Institute at Mississippi State University recently presented at the 2018 SWCS Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Czarnecki's ...
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Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus, Law Enforcement Agencies Evaluate Remote-sensing Technologies to Fight Crime

January 23, 2019 - The Applied Aviation Research Center on the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is working with law enforcement partners to evaluate small unmanned aircraft remote sensing technologies to reconstruct ...
GTRA

ASSURE Representatives Help GTRA Give Free Drone Seminar, January 15, 2019

January 10, 2019 - Unmanned aircraft, or drones as they are more commonly called, have become increasingly popular holiday gift items, with more hobbyists taking to the skies than ever and more business utilizing the technology ...
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K-State University Polytechnic Offers Free Drone Tips Webinar with Live Question-and-answer Session

January 3, 2019 - Unmanned aircraft systems, more commonly known as drones, are both popular gifts over the holiday season and a widespread hobby for flying enthusiasts. Many systems are sold and marketed as ready to fly; ...
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Kansas State Polytechnic to Offer First Responder Scholarship for sUAS Training

December 18, 2018 - Kansas State University's Polytechnic Campus is offering $500 scholarships to first responders interested in attending the small unmanned aircraft systems, or sUAS, commercial remote pilot training course ...
Industry

Professor Encourages Industry Certification and Support for the Next Generation

December 12, 2018 - Kristy Kiernan, Ph.D., is transforming her passion for aviation safety and education into new opportunities for aspiring aviators. A former U.S. Coast Guard aviation safety officer, Kiernan dedicates ...
KSUBVLOS

UAS Degree at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus First in the Nation to Offer BVLOS Flight Operations to Students

December 12, 2018 - Students studying unmanned aircraft systems at the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus are receiving a rare flight experience in some of their courses that is positioning them at the forefront of ...
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UAS Veteran Luxion Named ASSURE Director

October 4, 2018 - After a national search, Stephen “Lux” Luxion is the new director of the Mississippi State-led Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE). A graduate of the U.S. ...