NSU Drone Team Wins Award at International Competition


Norfolk State University’s drone team was recently recognized for their efforts at an international drone competition.

The NSU Tara Team received the Dawn Jaegar Tenacity Award at the 2017 Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Competition. The Spartans’ 10-person team finished 49th out of 59 teams.

The competition included schools such as, Purdue University, the U.S. Naval Academy, the Indian Institute of Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Pennsylvania State University and Harvard University.

The event was held at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland.