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Ames' flying robot and airline traffic projects in spotlight

NASA chief's visit to Mountain View draws attention to innovations

by Daniel DeBolt

In a tour of NASA Ames on Monday, NASA chief Charles Bolden stopped to listen to engineers discuss several projects that apparently needed some attention: a flying smart-phone based robot to do inspections on the International Space Station and NASA's work on a new satellite-based flight control system for U.S. airports, to replace World War II-era radar technology.

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