NASA Used Supercomputer to Simulate How Air Flows Around a Drone

A DJI Phantom 3 drone is flown during a drone demonstration.

A DJI Phantom 3 drone is flown during a drone demonstration. Alex Brandon/AP

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The video below is a simulation created by NASA to show how air flows around a drone. The Ames Research Center created the animation to better understand how drones fly, and to improve drone technology in the future. Learn more about it here.