FAA selects MSU’s Raspet Flight Research Lab to lead UAS safety efforts
MSU’s Raspet Flight Research Laboratory was recently designated as the Federal Aviation Administration’s UAS Safety Research Facility, placing the research center as the helm of studying and developing safety and certification standards as UAS become increasingly integrated in the U.S. airspace.
Business and innovation leader named director of MSU Advanced Composites Institute
A polymer scientist with extensive training and experience in business, marketing, leadership and innovation is the new director of Mississippi State’s Advanced Composites Institute.
RASPET Director Dallas Brooks Testifies before U.S. Senate Committee on Future UAS Research
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Challenges surrounding the integration of emerging unmanned technologies into the National Airspace System led one Mississippi State University administrator to Capitol Hill today [May 8].
RASPET Flight Lab Partners with NOAA to Improve Flood Forecast
GREENWOOD, MS - For the second time in two months, NOAA's Northern Gulf Institute and Mississippi State University's Raspet Flight Research Laboratory successfully executed UAS operations to provide data to the National Weather Service's Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
RASPET UAS System Helps Improve Floodwater Forecast
As the Yalobusha River rose around Greenwood, Mississippi, during a major rainstorm in late February, scientists from the Northern Gulf Institute at Mississippi State University deployed a small unmanned plane that took high-resolution images of rising waters and beamed them back in real time to NOAA weather forecasters.
MSU Kicks off UAS Delta Region Initiative
GREENWOOD, Miss.—Mississippi State University is once again using unmanned aircraft systems expertise and resources to benefit the Magnolia State.
New TigerShark UAS adds Capability to RASPET
Mississippi State University’s Raspet Flight Research Laboratory is expanding its vast unmanned aerial systems research and support capabilities with the acquisition of two of the latest TigerShark XP3 aircraft.
Cindy Hyde-Smith Helps Secure Funding for MSU
WASHINGTON, DC— Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced the award of a $7.2 million defense contract for the Mississippi State University to test emerging unmanned aircraft systems technologies.
Brooks named Raspet Flight Research Laboratory director, ASSURE associate director of research
A nationally-recognized leader in unmanned aircraft systems research, development, testing, operations and integration is joining Mississippi’s flagship research university.