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New Mural at The Hall in College Park Highlights Native Wildlife

A Baltimore street artist is painting a new mural at The Hall CP. Nether, who has done more than 100 murals mostly around Baltimore where he’s from, is using spray paint and paint sprayers to create a mural on the sides of the steel shipping containers that line the exterior of the College Park food hall and music venue….

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MissionGO & Minnesota Team Transports World’s First Human Pancreas via Unmanned Aircraft

BALTIMORE, MD, May 11, 2021—MissionGO, a leader in unmanned aircraft solutions that is transforming logistics; LifeSource, the organ procurement organization (OPO) serving the upper Midwest; and Mercy Hospital, part of the Allina Health system, today announced the first-ever test flight carrying a human pancreas via an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) conducted on May 5. Following a moment of…

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MissionGO Achieves Critical FAA Milestone, Takes Next Step to Offering Unmanned Aircraft Cargo Delivery

BALTIMORE, MD, April 28, 2021—MissionGO Unmanned Systems announced today that the FAA certification office has approved MissionGO’s MG Velos 100 airworthiness criteria as part of MissionGO’s Type Certificate application, a milestone marking the brand’s next big step in pushing the boundaries of Unmanned Aircraft System capabilities. It is also expected that the FAA will soon be…

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Scott Plank’s medical tech firm MediGO inks partnership with organ donor entity

BALTIMORE, Dec. 01, 2020 (Baltimore Business Journal) — Baltimore medical technology company MediGO, led by local developer and investor Scott Plank, has forged its first partnership in the organ donation space. MediGO, a firm that offers hardware and software to improve organ transplantation logistics, has found its first official customer and innovation partner in the Nevada…

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Nevada Donor Network and MediGO Launch the First MedTech Partnership That Brings Disruptive Technology to Organ Transplantation

BALTIMORE, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediGO, the Baltimore-based technology company applying disruptive technology solutions to organ transplantation logistics, today announced a first-ever partnership with Nevada Donor Network (NDN), a leading organ procurement organization that maximizes the gift of life and health through organ, eye and tissue donation. “This is a game changing moment for transplantation,” said Scott…

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MediGO Announces Deployment of FlightAware Data to Enhance Organ Transportation Logistics

BALTIMORE, Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediGO, the next-generation hardware and software platform for organ transplantation logistics, today announced a partnership with FlightAware, leaders in providing advanced, accurate, actionable aviation data and insights. MediGO seamlessly integrates FlightAware’s data via AeroAPI (formerly FlightXML) into MediGO’s organ logistics and monitoring system, providing increased situational awareness and transparency throughout…

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Technical.ly- The Baltimore team working on drone delivery of human organs had its longest flight yet

In September, Scott Plank-founded MissionGO landed a pair of unmanned test flights in Las Vegas as part of its work to bring technology to the area of transporting organs for transplant. One bested last year’s kidney delivery across Baltimore. Baltimore-based unmanned flight experts that were behind the drone delivery of a kidney across the city…

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Business Insider- A drone just moved a human kidney across the Nevada desert to prove it could be the future of organ transport — take a look

Drone test flights in Nevada just showed that they can safely transport organs for transplant. MissionGo, a transportation logistics company, partnered with the Nevada Donor Network in a test to fly corneas and kidneys across the desert. MissionGo says the drone delivery can be more efficient, and reduce the carbon footprint of the donations. This…

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Drone carries human kidney over Las Vegas desert in what could be the future of organ transportation

Drones are used today for a variety of tasks – delivering small express packages, assisting in search and rescue operations and capturing stunning aerial views views, to name just a few. Get ready to add one more to the growing list: human organ transit. Researchers at MissionGO, a provider of unmanned aviation solutions, and the Nevada Donor Network, an organ procurement organization,…

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MissionGO Completes Longest Organ Delivery Flight via Unmanned Aircraft in America Nevada Donor Network and MissionGO partner to transport kidney, corneas on UAS

LAS VEGAS, September 22, 2020 – MissionGO, a provider of unmanned aviation solutions that are transforming logistics, and Nevada Donor Network, an organ procurement organization (OPO) serving the state of Nevada, today announced two successful test flights carrying a human organ and tissue via an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) on Sept. 17. The first flight…

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