Monday, May 22: Drones-Is the Sky the Limit?

Drones-Is the Sky the Limit?: The exhibit explores pilotless aircraft and the history of drone technology, from its modern-day origins in World War I and its military development to its current applications in solving complex humanitarian and commercial challenges. Visitors will be able to fly actual drones and watch the first-person viewpoint of a drone racing; get up close and personal with Volantis, the world’s first “flying dress,” designed by global superstar Lady Gaga, in collaboration with TechHaus; also on display is a prototype of an Amazon cargo vehicle designed for home delivery of online shopping orders; explore the use of drones in police and fire departments; see how drone technology creates new perspectives for photographers, artists, filmmakers and stage productions; explore the implications of pilotless aircraft on industries including infrastructure, agriculture and meteorology; learn about its contributions to conservation and humanitarian efforts; and consider what the future holds – from the possibility of personal flying cars to space exploration. $33 ($31 seniors; $24, children 5-12; Free children under 5; Ret. & Active Duty Military, Free). 10 am to 5 pm. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, @@Pier 86 (46h St. and 12th Avenue)@@, , www.intrepidmuseum.org
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Monday, May 22: Drones-Is the Sky the Limit?