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2012-08-02 20:51:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Unmanned aircraft have seen extensive military and surveillance use in recent years and a new system being developed at Vanderbilt University could be the first step toward using drones for archeology. The interdisciplinary research team announced they will begin testing their system, called SUAVe (Semi-autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle), in Peru over an abandoned colonial-era town. The three dimensional maps the team is hoping to...


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