General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will be inducted into International Air & Space Hall of Fame during an event at the San Diego Air & Space Museum on Oct. 21.
The Museum is honoring GA-ASI for its history of developing and implementing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that have supported worldwide security and defense for more than three decades.
GA-ASI is known for its advanced remotely piloted aircraft systems, particularly the Predator series that includes the advanced MQ-9A Reaper and MQ-9B SkyGuardian. The company continues to innovate and enhance its UAS capabilities, expanding its product lineup to include additional variants and technology.
The company headlines this year’s class of Hall of Fame inductees, which also includes William Shatner, Star Trek’s Captain James T. Kirk; Royce Williams, American aviator and Navy Cross recipient; Robert DeLaurentis, record-setting American aviator; and Jessica Meir, distinguished NASA astronaut, biologist and a pivotal member of the groundbreaking Artemis program, which intends to land the first woman and next man on the moon.
Since 1963, the International Air & Space Hall of Fame has honored the world’s most significant pilots, crew members, visionaries, inventors, industry-leading companies, aerospace engineers, aerospace industrialists, preservationists, designers and space explorers.
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