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AAM NC ATI hosts "Real-Time Visualization using Grafana" Tech Talk
September 13, 2022

On September 2, 2022, the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Project’s National Campaign (NC) Subproject held a tech talk on real-time visualization, featuring speaker Michele Cencetti of NASA Ames Research Center. The purpose of the Tech Talk Series is to engage with the AAM community on the types of technologies currently being used and developed during flight test activities and simulations.
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NASA Hosts Final Briefing About Upper Class E Traffic Management (ETM) Market Modeling
September 13, 2022

On August 31, 2022, the ATM-X Project’s Extensible Traffic Management (xTM) Sub-Project hosted a presentation by a team led by LMI. As part of their presentation, the LMI team demonstrated a model of the ETM market to estimate the market size associated with three use cases, Fixed and Mobile Internet Services, Smart Cities Internet of Things (IoT) Initiatives, and Forest Fire Detection.
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PAAV Conducts Technical Interchange Meeting-2 with Northrop Grumman
September 6, 2022

On August 18, 2022, the ATM-X Project’s Pathfinding for Airspace with Autonomous Vehicles (PAAV) Sub-Project team held a Technical Interchange Meeting (TIM) with Northrop Grumman at their facility in Rancho Bernardo, CA. The TIM focused on the planning of a joint flight demonstration and related simulation activities for PAAV, with flights potentially starting at Moffett Field in 2023 using Northrop’s optionally piloted Firebird aircraft.
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Negotiation Model Developed for Cooperative Operations in Upper Class E Airspace
August 23, 2022

Dr. Min Xue, the ATM-X Project's Extensible Traffic Management (xTM) Sub-Project Technical Lead, continues work on refining a negotiation model for strategic conflict management, built upon the sequential bargaining model, among high-altitude operations.
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DIP Services Portal Version 1.0 is Live
August 16, 2022

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On August 9, 2022, ATM-X Project’s Digital Information Platform (DIP) Sub-Project released the first version of their portal which provides access only to partners to search and connect to services via the platform.
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ATM-X xTM Publishes Path Planning and Energy Management of Hybrid Air Vehicles Algorithm
August 9, 2022

In June 2022, Dr. Krishna Kalyanam of the ATM-X Project’s Extensible Traffic Management (xTM) Sub-Project published a novel path planning algorithm for an electric and gasoline hybrid Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) with AFRL collaborators to the journal of IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters.
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ATM-X PAAV Holds Kickoff Meeting with ODOT
August 9, 2022

On July 28, 2022, a kickoff meeting was conducted between the ATM-X Project’s Pathfinding for Airspace with Autonomous Vehicles (PAAV) Sub-Project team members and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). The meeting was the official start of programmatic and technical collaboration with ODOT as part of the Annex 3 Agreement that was signed on June 15, 2022.
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Airspace Technology Demonstration-2 (ATD-2) integrates arrival, departure, and surface (IADS) concepts and technologies to demonstrate the benefits of an IADS traffic management system for Metroplex environments.
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ATM Test Bed
The Air Traffic Management (ATM) Test Bed is an inter-connected air traffic simulation test capability being developed by NASA to help accelerate the introduction of advanced technologies in the National Airspace System (NAS).
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NextGen is here.

NASA's ATM Research
NASA is conducting air traffic managment (ATM) research and development to help achieve the Next Generation Air Transportation System.
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Sherlock Data Warehouse
Sherlock is a data warehouse for all types of air traffic management-related research and development. It has many terabytes of air traffic flight, weather, and traffic flow-related data products. Sherlock also provides an infrastructure for big data analytics and machine learning.
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NextGen Technologies
Here are a few of the NextGen tools in development by the Aviation Systems Division:
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