Uber Teams With NASA To Make Flying Cars A Reality (5-9-18)

by CNN — May 9, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Your dream of riding in a flying car may be one step closer to reality.

Uber and NASA announced on Tuesday they’re teaming up to simulate flying taxis in urban areas.

In 2016, Uber unveiled plans to develop electric flying cars to help improve transportation in cities, alleviate congestion and provide affordable transportation. NASA became a partner for the program an hour later by developing air traffic management for a fleet of flying cars.

But now NASA wants to help get the concept off the ground even more. Literally.

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‘Flying Taxis’ Could Be A Thing By 2020 (11-9-17)

WASHINGTON DC: Uber is a step closer in making its flying taxi plans a reality as it has signed a deal with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop an air traffic management system.

Uber said at the Web Summit tech conference in Lisbon that it signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA for the development of “unmanned traffic management.”

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