On-Demand Drone Delivery System
This is a On-Demand Drone Delivery System. It was designed by Zipline. It is dated 2016. Its medium is carbon fiber, aluminum, foam; parachute: wax paper, paper tape, cardboard. It is a part of the department.
The Zipline drone was designed for on-demand deliveries of life-saving medicines to health centers, ensuring immediate access to fresh blood, insulin and vaccines, which spoil if not used in a timely manner. The drone flies more than 75 miles on a single battery and in 2018, Zipline began partnering with the government of Rwanda on low-cost, last-mile blood deliveries.
It is credited
Courtesy of Zipline.
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility.