Business Insider: A drone just moved a human kidney across the Nevada desert to prove it could be the future of organ transport — take a look
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Drone test flights in Nevada just showed that they can safely transport organs for transplant.
MissionGo, a transportation logistics company, partnered with the Nevada Donor Network in a test to fly corneas and kidneys across the desert. MissionGo says the drone delivery can be more efficient, and reduce the carbon footprint of the donations.
This comes at a moment where several major corporations are implementing drones for delivery. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) just granted Amazon permission to begin Prime drone deliveries, while Walmart is experimenting with delivering groceries and COVID-19 tests by drone.
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