By AP staff WriterMonsanto and the Coca-Cola Company will donate $2 million to the National Science Foundation to build the first human-powered flight research facility in the United States.
The money is to support the Center for Human-powered Aircraft Research and Technology, or HARI, a $100 million research and development facility in Florida.HARI will create jobs and improve the lives of the people who work at HARI and other U.S. facilities that fly the experimental aircraft.
The $2.3 million will be used to help fund a $50 million federal grant to build and operate the HARI research and testing center, the company said in a statement.
The Center for Humans-powered Flight Research and Innovation, or HAFRA, is a multi-million dollar effort to develop human-driven aircraft that are safer, more efficient, more flexible and more capable of flying in dangerous environments.
It also aims to develop technologies that will make flying safer and more efficient.
The project is funded by a $2 billion U.N. project to fight the Zika virus.
The National Science Council is the nation’s principal science agency.
It approves research proposals and advises the president on science and technology policy.