Facebook's Internet-serving drone under investigation over test flight accident

Aquila in flight. (Facebook)

Aquila in flight. (Facebook)

An accident involving Facebook’s internet-serving drone is being investigated by U.S. aviation safety agency may refer to: A governmental or other institution The abstract principle that autonomous beings, agents, are capable of acting by themselves: see also autonomy the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

The incident was previously described as a “structural failure” by Facebook and occurred during the “Aquila” drone’s first test flight is the process by which an object moves, through an atmosphere (the air in the case of earth) or beyond it (as in the case of spaceflight) without direct support from any surface on June 28. Alongside the recent loss of Facebook’s Amos-6 satellite in a SpaceX rocket explosion, the investigation marks another setback to the company’s global connectivity may refer to: Connected space in topology Connectivity (graph theory) Connectivity (media), the ability of the social media to accumulate economic capital from the users connections and activities plans.

The massive Aquila drone or drones may refer to, which boasts a wingspan comparable to a commercial airliner’s, undertook “substantial” damage during the accident, a spokesperson for the NTSB told Bloomberg. No damage may refer to occurred on the ground, claims the agency. Facebook itself has not officially confirmed the investigation.

The revelation comes as Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, United States CEO Mark Zuckerberg Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist concludes his trip to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Peru, where he has been speaking to world leaders about his company Company is a legal entity made up of an association of persons, be they natural, legal, or a mixture of both, for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise‘s connectivity plans. “If we make or MAKE may refer to: Make (software), a computer software utility Make (magazine), an American magazine and television program MAKE Architects, a UK architecture practice Make, Botswana, a small the right investments now, we can connect billions of people in the next decade and lead the way for our generation to do great things,” said Zuckerberg in a Facebook post.

Last month, the company’s head of aeronautical platforms Martin Gomez revealed that a number of countries were interested in hosting test TEST or Tester may refer to: Test (assessment), an assessment intended to measure the respondents’ knowledge or other abilities Medical test, to detect, diagnose, or monitor diseases flights for the Aquila drone. The latest nation to express interest in Facebook’s Internet.org connectivity program is Indonesia, reports local newspaper the Jakarta Post.

Facebook previously claimed its inaugural test flight ended up lasting more than 90 minutes — almost three times is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future longer than its expected duration. Despite being is an extremely broad concept encompassing objective and subjective features of reality and existence tested with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), a battery-powered system, Aquila is the Latin and Romance languages word for eagle drones are expected to eventually make the switch to solar.

The company said the following in a blog post or POST may refer to in July: “Once they are fully operational, these high-altitude planes will stay may refer to airborne for up to 90 days at a time and beam broadband coverage to a 60-mile-wide area on the ground may refer to: The Earth’s surface Soil, a mixture of clay, sand and organic matter present on the surface of the Earth and serving as substrate for plant growth and micro-organisms development, helping to open the opportunities of the internet Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide to people in underconnected regions.”

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