When you think of a search and rescue mission, you might imagine lots of people out walking a grid, methodically searching for a missing person. Or perhaps you envision helicopter pilots squinting at the ground below, searching for signs of life.
Thanks to rapidly developing drone technology, aerial drones are dramatically changing how we conduct search and rescue.
Not only can they cover ground more efficiently, the data can be viewed again and again, by as many viewers as there are volunteers.
Learn more about how these robots are helping in search and rescue missions.