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A Brief History of Drones

Editor’s note: In this special, two-part report from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., Patrick Sherman of the Roswell Flight Test Crew sits down with curator Roger Connor to talk about the museum’s rapidly expanding collection of modern uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) as well as the history of drones, which begins not long after the Wright brothers’ historic flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Not a...

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