Colorado town is using drones and ground-penetrating tech to locate lost graves, create more room

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The City of Woodland Park, Colorado, has a problem that cannot be buried: Its cemetery is running out of space. So now, the city is looking at modern technology solutions like drones and ground-penetrating radar (GPR) equipment to figure out how it can create more room.

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SkyTask receives FAA waiver for BVLOS flights in Colorado

Drone company SkyTask has announced it has received an FAA waiver to conduct BVLOS flights at the Colorado State University Drone Center. The waiver is a large milestone for the company, allowing it to continue testing its drone-based asset monitoring and inspection programs.

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Another drone grounds aerial firefighting efforts in Colorado

An illegal drone has grounded aerial firefighting efforts at the Cameron Peak Fire over in Colorado, resulting in authorities sending out an urgent warning message.

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Mystery ‘drones’ could be SpaceX Starlink satellites

Late last year, residents and law enforcement spotted mystery aircraft, thought to be drones, flying over northeastern Colorado and southwestern Nebraska. Now it appears that the aircraft may in fact be SpaceX’s low-orbit Starlink satellites.

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Drone hobbyists to blame for most drone sightings, says Senator Deb Fischer

Drone hobbyists are to blame for most drone sightings, says Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE). According to Fischer, more than half of the drone sightings that have been reported over the last few weeks can be attributed to hobbyists flying their drones.

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Colorado drone mystery remains unresolved — FAA investigates

The Colorado drone mystery remains unresolved, and even the mainstream media now reports that residents are getting nervous. Aircraft have been spotted above northeastern Colorado and southwestern Nebraska flying in harmony, said local law enforcement.

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