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Fixed-wing unmanned aerial system deploying parachute

Detailed Description

The Raptor Maps, Inc. X8 fixed-wing unmanned aerial system deploying its parachute at the end of the second mission. The first mission lasted 70 minutes and flew at about 120 meters above ground level with two 14 megapixel cameras. The second mission flew lower and longer (90 minutes), and mapped the same region with a near-infrared camera.


Public Domain.