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Uber inks deal with NASA to put air taxis in skies over Dallas, Dubai, LA by 2020

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Uber has partnered with NASA on its flying taxi project to create a new air traffic control system to manage low-flying, potentially pilotless aircraft. Uber also will add Los Angeles to its list of sites where the ride-sharing pioneer aims to test-pilot its air service by 2020. Dallas-Fort Worth and Dubai are the other two test markets. Jeff Holden, Uber’s head of product, announced both developments in a speech at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal on Wednesday. Uber signed a Space Act Agreement…
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Flying taxis may become a reality thanks to Uber's partnership with NASA. UberAIR was announced back in April, and is the company's first time partnering with a federal U.S. agency. Chief product officer Jeff Holden says demos will reach Los Angeles by 2020, and other cities involved in tests will be...

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