NASA, Uber and Flying Cars, Taxis

NASA, Uber and Flying Cars, Taxis

     Uber has partnered with NASA to research air-traffic management, and will conduct tests of new aerial vehicles in Los Angeles.

Ride-sharing — or should we say fly-sharing — vehicles could zoom through the skies of Los Angeles as soon as 2020.

By Elizabeth Howell

Uber unveiled today an agreement with NASA that advances the company’s plan to bring flying vehicles to major US cities. The agreement with the space agency aims to develop traffic management systems for unmanned aerial vehicles. It was signed on Jan. 26 and allocates funds up to $100,162 over five years.

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