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August 22, 2017
UND President Mark Kennedy speaks about the school's Research Institution for Autonomous Systems and its role in expanding the UAS sector in North Dakota, as well as the region. He was one of several speakers Tuesday at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks during the UAS Summit. (April Baumgarten/Forum News Serviceplay button
Hoeven: North Dakota 'unmatched' in unmanned aircraft capabilities
August 22, 2017 - 5:21pm
August 14, 2017
The newly unveiled Sharper A6 aircraft hovers above the Alerus Center arena Aug. 23 2016, during the 2016 UAS Summit and Expo. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.
UAS Summit to focus more on commercial use, experts say
August 14, 2017 - 6:44pm
June 6, 2017
NASA project manager Ron Johnson talks at a Tuesday, June 6, news conference about unmanned aerial systems research being completed by the Northern Plains Test Site in Grand Forks. Andrew Haffner / Forum News Service
Grand Forks UAS teams partner with NASA for national research campaign
June 6, 2017 - 8:57pm
May 31, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao speaks Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the Drone Focus Conference at the Fargo Civic Center. David Samson / Forum News Service
High hopes, big challenges: U.S. Transportation Secretary outlines need for modernization with continued rise of drone technology
May 31, 2017 - 10:08pm
March 7, 2017
JSDC plans incentives for drone companies
March 7, 2017 - 6:38am
October 17, 2016
Researchers explore technology that could prevent midair conflicts between drones, other aircraft
October 17, 2016 - 6:34am
October 15, 2016
Researchers explore technology that could prevent midair conflicts between drones, other aircraft
October 15, 2016 - 8:53am
September 22, 2016
Multiple drones take to the air during a celebratory air show on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, south of Grand Forks to mark the release of new federal drone rules. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.
Who's sky is it anyway? U.S. drone case tests rights to air space
September 22, 2016 - 5:55am
August 24, 2016
More than 200 students enrolled in unmanned aircraft program at UND
August 24, 2016 - 7:23am
August 23, 2016
Region drone research efforts showcased in Hillsboro, N.D.
August 23, 2016 - 6:19am
From left, Josh Joy Tanner Hoover and Michael Pierce, who are all students at UND attended the UAS Student Access at the UAS Summit and Expo at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, ND on Monday, August 22, 2016. (Joshua Komer/Forum News Service)
Making connections
August 23, 2016 - 6:18am
August 22, 2016
Noah Curfman checks out his quadcopter drone before the start of the Red River RotoCross race in Grand Forks Saturday. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Flying for fun
August 22, 2016 - 7:22am
July 28, 2016
A Hermes 450 unmanned aircraft sits at the Hillsboro (N.D.) Regional Airport waiting to be taxied to the runway for a research flight. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.
Eye in the sky: Civil Air Patrol volunteers track research drone from the air
July 28, 2016 - 6:37am
July 27, 2016
Robin Hall, UND's new unmanned aircraft facility. Jesse Trelstad/ Forum News Service
Building sky high
July 27, 2016 - 7:01am
July 5, 2016
North Dakota State Trooper Cody Harstad presents a bag containing the scent of Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Deputy Lee Mewes for tracking dog Daisy to sniff and use to find Mewes in the prairie behind her. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.
Dogs and drones latest research effort by law enforcement
July 5, 2016 - 11:56am