University of Michigan helping mold the future of drones
5:51 PM, Mar 28, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WXYZ) - The University of Michigan is focused on the science behind drones.
A netted facility has been built on campus that looks like a batting cage, but is actually a classroom for drones.
"What we are doing is a lot of exciting flight testing for education and research, said Ella Atkins, a professor of aerospace engineering and the associate director of the university's robotics program.
Atkins is excited to show of M-Air, an outdoor drone lab that opened three weeks ago.
She says drones have become an important piece of technology when it comes to gathering all sorts of information.
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