NOAA Hopes to Vastly Increase High-Altitude Understanding with HORUS #drone #droneday
Looking forward to reading about what these researchers learn from HORUS! From NOAA via Climate Wire
Nicknamed HORUS, after the falcon-headed Egyptian god, the High-altitude Operational Return Unmanned System relies on a standard weather balloon to hoist a small, remote-controlled glider carrying scientific instruments tail-first to altitudes of up to 90,000 feet. When the balloon pops, the glider, with its six-foot wingspan, can be piloted to a soft landing at the initial launch site.
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