Staff Book: Eyes in the Sky

“On almost every page, Eyes in the Sky offers astonishing details that seem to belong in science fiction. But they’re true.” —Eric Schlosser “Holland Michel’s book is not the first to look at technologies intended to achieve omniscience, but it is among the best.” —Sharon Weinberger, Nature Eyes in the …

Upcoming Events

Catch a member of the Center for the Study of the Drone speaking at one of these upcoming events. For more information, please email csd@bard.edu.                          

Report: Drone Registrations

On November 14, 2017, the Federal Aviation Administration publicly released a database of every drone registration up to October 31, 2017. This preliminary report is the first detailed analysis of the dataset. Key Takeaways As of October 31, 2017, there are 836,796 hobbyist users and 106,739non-hobbyist drones registered with the …

Drones at Home: Public Safety Drones

Today the Center for the Study of the Drone published “Public Safety Drones,” an in-depth study on the acquisition of drones by police, sheriff, and other public safety agencies in the U.S. This is the second instalment in a three-part series on drone use and regulations at the local level in the …

Drones at Home: Local and State Drone Laws

Today the Center for the Study of the Drone published “Local and State Drone Laws,” the first study in a three-part series on drone use and regulations at the local level in the U.S. The second and third studies in the series will explore the use of drones by first …

Report: The Drone Revolution Revisited

Press Contact: Mark Primoff 845-758-7412 primoff@bard.edu NEW REPORT FROM THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE DRONE AT BARD COLLEGE OFFERS DETAILED PORTRAIT OF MAJOR MILITARY DRONE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS OF THE PAST DECADE First Comprehensive Study of 36 Air, Ground, and Maritime Drones Provides Key Resource for a Wide Audience …

Press: Drone Sightings and Close Encounters Report

Press Contact: Mark Primoff 845-758-7412 primoff@bard.edu NEW REPORT FROM CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE DRONE AT BARD COLLEGE OFFERS COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF POSSIBLE RISKS DRONES POSE TO AIRCRAFT Study Finds 327 “Close Encounters” in which Drones Presented Hazards  to Manned Aircraft, Including 90 Incidents Involving Commercial Jets ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.–– With …