UAH, Army will collaborate on Unmanned Aircraft Systems
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (April 16, 2013) - The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and the Army's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Management Office (PM UAS) will explore opportunities for collaboration to promote the development of the next generation of unmanned aircraft systems.
A memorandum of understanding was signed on Tuesday, April 16, by UAH President Dr. Robert Altenkirch and U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Manager Col. Timothy R. Baxter.
The agreement is intended to further the education of future American engineers, scientists and other professionals. PM UAS and UAH will work together to explore opportunities to support the development of courses at the graduate and undergraduate level as well as research in the field of unmanned aircraft.
RSESC Booth at the AAAA Joseph P. Cribbins 39th Annual Aviation Product Symposium
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The Rotorcraft Systems Engineering and Simulation Center (RSESC) will have a booth at the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Joseph P. Cribbins 39th Annual Aviation Product Symposium. The event will be held at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, AL on February 6-7, 2013. More details can be found on the event's website.
UAHuntsville hosts Airworthiness, CBM and HUMS Specialists' Meeting
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The AHS Redstone Chapter is sponsoring a Technical Specialists’ Meeting on Airworthiness, Condition Based Maintenance (CBM), and Health and Usage Monitoring (HUMS) on February 11-13, 2013 at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. More details can by found on the event's website.
Apache Block III National Airspace Trainer (AB3NAT) Demonstrated
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The Apache Block III National Airspace Trainer (AB3NAT) was recently demonstrated at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. The AB3NAT is an asset that is designed to allow Manned-Unmanned-Teaming (MUM-T) training for Apache Block III pilots to be performed in the national airspace.
NASA's First Solar Sail NanoSail-D Deploys in Low-Earth Orbit
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Friday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. EST, engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., confirmed that the NanoSail-D nanosatellite deployed its 100-square-foot polymer sail in low-Earth orbit and is operating as planned. Actual deployment occurred on Jan. 20 at 10 p.m. EST and was confirmed today with beacon packets data received from NanoSail-D and additional ground-based satellite tracking assets.
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