MissionGO Articles

KDOT demonstrates disaster response using drones


November 4, 2020

The Kansas Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation completed a field exercise recently in Rossville to demonstrate the capabilities of drones being used for infrastructure inspections and disaster response.

A drone just moved a human kidney across the Nevada desert to prove it could be the future of organ transport — take a look

SOURCE: Business Insider

October 1, 2020

Drone test flights in Nevada just showed that they can safely transport organs for transplant.


Drone flies human kidney 10 miles across Las Vegas desert

SOURCE: New York Post

September 28, 2020

A drone flew a human kidney for more than 10 miles across the Las Vegas desert, marking the longest organ delivery flight via unmanned aircraft in the world, officials said.

Drone carries human kidney over Las Vegas desert in what could be the future of organ transportation


September 28, 2020

Drones are used today for a variety of tasks – delivering small express packages, assisting in search and rescue operations and capturing stunning aerial views views, to name just a few.


MissionGO Completes Longest Organ Delivery Flight via Unmanned Aircraft in America


September 22, 2020

Nevada Donor Network and MissionGO partner to transport kidney, corneas on UAS


Airline Pilots Could Fill in as Drone Operators

SOURCE: Lifewire

September 2, 2020

As passenger airlines face cutbacks due to coronavirus, the growing drone delivery business could offer a lifeline to some crew members, while making sure our drone-delivery future is as safe as possible.

High-flying hopes: Are drones the future of organ transportation?


August 25, 2020

When Trina Glispy received a kidney at the University of Maryland Medical Center, she made history. 

Organ Transplantation Logistics Company Announces Nationwide Launch


June 23, 2020

MediGO demonstrates technology at AOPO annual meeting, ‘Mind the Gap. 

Twin Cities will be part of experiment with drones carrying human organsWhy Using a Drone to Complete a Transplant is Such a Pioneering Medical Breakthrough

SOURCE: StarTribune

February 15, 2020

The LifeSource organ procurement agency for Minnesota and the Dakotas joins groups in Boston and Las Vegas for the next round of test flights. 

Alaris obtains two FAA “333 Exemptions” for UAV Solutions, Inc.Supply Isn’t the Problem With Organ Transplants

SOURCE: Alaris Unmanned Systems

September 27, 2019

Serving as UAVS’ agent, Alaris prepared and submitted both 333 exemptions on the customer’s behalf.

Anthony Pucciarella received the 2019 Engineer of the Year Award.

SOURCE: University of Maryland

May 23, 2019

Pucciarella served as the director of operations for the UMD Unmanned Aircraft Test Site.

A Precious Payload


November 26, 2018

A University of Maryland team composed of unmanned aircraft experts and a transplant surgeon demonstrated how drones may soon become vital links in a transportation chain that connects human organs with patients whose survival depends on their timely arrival.

Alaris approved for commercial UAS operations

SOURCE: Alaris Unmanned Systems

January 22, 2016

Alaris announced this week that the company received approval from the FAA to conduct commercial UAS operations using a 333 Grant of Exemption and Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) for the company’s Inspire 1 and Phantom 3 systems.

Alaris to conduct UAS study for the state of Kentucky

SOURCE: Alaris Unmanned Systems

January 22, 2016

Alaris was awarded a prime contract by the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs, Office of the Governor to conduct a study of the potential UAS Industry in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.