Seven Robots with Green Jobs

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5.  Robots in the Sky

Unmanned drones like NOAA\'s Altair can perform green jobs without the carbon footprint of manned aircraft.

Small drone aircraft can accomplish many environmental research tasks while cutting down on the carbon footprint needed to accommodate human bodies in flight.  An early demonstration of NOAA’s Altair drone involved research off the coast of Oregon and California.

Image: Altair unmanned aircraft in flight courtesy of NOAA.


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