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What Will We Watch As Drones Evolve?

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A drone takes its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base in California in February. In the near future, drones could be used outside the military as traffic helicopters and jumbo jets.

Alan Radecki / AP

Every week it seems there are reports about U.S. drones—unmanned, remote-controlled aerial vehicles—tracking down suspected terrorists in remote, unreachable areas of Yemen, Somalia, Libya, or Pakistan. Drone technology is becoming increasingly affordable and accessible, with new potential for everyday use in the U.S.—and new worries for national security.

From National Public Radio
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