Entrant Profile

Ricardo Arteaga

Location: Edwards, CA United States

Company: NASA Armstrong

Profession: Engineer/Designer

Inspired by: As an inventor, I am completely driven by divine inspired vision and passion. I would say my passion sustains my vision, for without passion you cannot tolerate failures, and if you cannot tolerate failures, you cannot make it from invention to first flight. Part of my vision is solving the major technological roadblocks in operating unmanned aircraft systems safely in the National Airspace, which is a key driver behind my work. This technology represents the results of my efforts to solve the main barrier that currently prevents safe UAS operation in the NAS. I am constantly working to improve on this system, to expand its capabilities with the goal of making it the state-of-the-art system for all UAS users.