Las Vegas, Drone successfully transports human organs and tissue.

SOURCE News3LV/ Mat Luschek/ KSNV : On Sept. 17th, MissionGo, a provider of unmanned aviation solutions and Nevada Donor Network, conducted two unmanned flights — one of which was the longest organ delivery flight in Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) history.

The first flight involved transport of research corneas from Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center to Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican, San MartĂ­n Campus.

The second flight, the longest in (UAS) history, delivered a research kidney from an airport a location outside of a small town in the Las Vegas desert, according to a press release.

“The success of last week’s tests launches us into the future of organ transportation and will enable us to be even more successful in the coming years,” said Joe Ferreira, CEO and President of Nevada Donor Network. “The work we’re doing now to maximize the gift of life and health can only be amplified with the services that MissionGO demonstrated. The future of organ donation and transplantation will be defined by innovation.” 

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