Ordnance Survey launch a solar-powered drone that can fly for 90 days at a time

Ordnance survey’s DRONE mapping project: Pilotless planes that fly at 67,000 feet, run on solar power and stay aloft for months at a time will observe anywhere in the world in a single flight

  • Astigan is a UK-firm and is 51% owned by mapping firm Ordnance Survey
  • It is building the drone which weighs 330 pounds and has a wingspan of 130 feet
  • It will be able to fly at 67,000ft for 90 straight days and take high quality images

Joe Pinkstone For Mailonline