160422 Fire Drone 084 (permalink)
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Professor Carrick Detweiler describes to the media how the drone will drop a small ball to start the burn. The ball has a chemical powder in it and while airborne, the drone will inject a second chemical. The drone then drops the ball and it bursts into flames within 60 seconds. UNL researchers use a small drone to set prairie burn at Homestead National Monument in Beatrice, NE. April 22, 2016. Photo by Craig Chandler / University Communications
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