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NASA’s Research Efforts and Management of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Categories: Govt Procurement,Science/Technology

https://www.oversight.gov/sites/default/files/oig-reports/Final%20Report%20-%20IG-17-025%20-%20NASA%E2%80%99s%20Research%20Efforts%20and%20Management%20of%20Unmanned%20Aircraft%20Systems.pdf

Finds that NASA’s research will assist the Federal Aviation Administration in safely integrating drones or unmanned aerial systems into the national airspace, but criticizes the agency for loose handling of procurement and unauthorized acquisition of UAS assets.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration