As part of the Academy, participants will be a part of a drone mapping project using DJI Phantom 2 drones! The drones will allow students to understand an in-demand technology and to see how high-resolution aerial photography can be use from drones in GIS and mapping software! Learn more about how drones are now part of a high paying and in-demand STEM career field: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2014/05/13/graduates-with-drone-skills-are-going-to-be-in-demand-soon-heres-why/
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This is the drone we’ll use in the Academy! For safety reasons, the drones will only be flown by Academy staff (not Academy students).
And here is some of the footage we’ve shot with our drone in Atlanta: