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NOVA: Rise of the Drones

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Catalogue Number:  041659
Producer:  PBS Video
Subject:  Science, Tech/Voc
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2013
Running Time:  60
Closed Captions:  Yes

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NOVA reveals the amazing technologies that make drones so powerful. From cameras that can capture every detail of an entire city at a glance, to swarming robots that can make decisions on their own, to giant air frames that can stay aloft for days on end, drones are changing our relationship to war, surveillance and each other. Discover the cutting-edge technologies that are propelling us toward a new chapter in aviation history.

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