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
Ordnance survey has unveiled a solar-powered drone that is capable of flying for 90 days in one stretch and will take higher quality images of Earth.