Drone Technology

MIT Professor and former fighter pilot Missy Cummings said aerial drones were revolutionizing the agriculture sector and will likely do the… read more

MIT Professor and former fighter pilot Missy Cummings said aerial drones were revolutionizing the agriculture sector and will likely do the same for the cargo transport industry in the next ten years. Professor Cummings also said the military’s use of drones had saved lives. She’s joined on the panel by Michael Toscano, CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems.

“A New Technology Takes Flight” was part of the forum “The Drone Next Door,” held by the Future Tense partnership between the New America Foundation, Arizona State University and Slate magazine. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Andres Martinez Vice President and Editorial Director New America Foundation
  • Michael Toscano President and CEO Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
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Program ID:
312601-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 10, 2013
Last Aired:
May 13, 2013

Airing Details

  • May 10, 2013 | 3:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 10, 2013 | 3:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2013 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2013 | 8:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 11, 2013 | 1:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2013 | 8:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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