For a lot of people, unmanned drones evoke feelings of RC car thrills, or uneasy thoughts of the Terminator franchise. But to the National Science Foundation, they offer a multitude of ways to interact with otherwise inaccessible environments. Drones flying over the Antarctic can gather data while surviving punishing temperatures, and flying cameras that are able to detect anomalies on the ground can assist rescue teams in emergency conditions. Keep scrolling to learn more about these remote control or automated explorers.
Drones Save People And The Planet Alike
Lasers And Drones Help Preserve Ancient Temples
How Robots Help Search And Rescue Teams
Written by Curiosity Staff May 19, 2017
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