Drone Traffic Management System Wins NASA Invention of the Year

Drones in flight in downtown Reno, NV during tests of NASA's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management project. (Credit: NASA/Dominic Hart)

Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) to Enable Civilian Low Altitude Goods and Service Delivery by UAS technology was awarded 2020 NASA Government Invention of the Year.

The invention transforms traditional, human-centric air traffic management into a modern, machine-centric, federated approach.