What’s the HAPS (High-Altitude Platform System)?

What’s the HAPS (High-Altitude Platform System)?

Above: HAPSMobile’s Sunglider HALE-UAV takes flight. Credit: AeroVironment. By: By: Peter De Baets – Sr. Director, AeroVironment Improvements in power electronics and composites have taken the latest generation of aircraft to new heights with the development of...
Taking Flight: The Development of HALE-UAS

Taking Flight: The Development of HALE-UAS

Above: Swift Engineering’s SULE UAS takes flight: Credit: Swift Engineering. By: Matthew Fladeland, Airborne Science Manager at NASA Ames The advent of lightweight, high-power batteries, efficient solar cells, and miniaturized autopilots and sensors has led to...