Podcasts & RSS Feeds
Most Active Stories
- An MSU physicist believes he has solved the "black hole information paradox"
- What you can do to help Michigan's bats
- "A sad day" for Michigan bats: White-nose syndrome found in 3 counties
- This is doing more damage to Detroit than a hundred drug murders could have
- Biologists expect the worst for Michigan's bat population
Environment & Science
Mon February 18, 2013
Stateside: Michigan site to research unmanned aircraft
The following is a summary of a previously recorded interview. To hear the complete segment, click the audio above.
When you hear about unmanned aircraft your first thought might be "drones."
There is plenty of debate about using unmanned aircraft for spying and lethal attacks, but there are other uses for unmanned aircraft, and that’s what we are going to take a look at right now.
The University of Michigan is teaming up with the Michigan Unmanned Aerial System Center Project in Alpena, Michigan.
The Michigan Economic Development recently pledged a half million dollars to the research test site and fly zone for unmanned aircraft systems.
Michigan Radio's Lester Graham spoke with Professor Ella Atkins of the University of Michigan Aerospace Engineering about the new site.