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Uber Signs Agreement With NASA To Develop Flying Taxis

WorldNews Wednesday, 8 November 2017 ()
Uber Signs Agreement With NASA To Develop Flying TaxisAn Uber official announced the ride-hailing service signed an agreement with NASA to develop flying taxi software, according to The Guardian. Uber’s chief product officer Jeff Holden announced the new service contract at Web Summit in Lisbon, the report said. He also announced the company plans to start testing four-passenger 200 mph UberAir flying taxi services across Los Angeles in 2020, the report said. Uber said its flying taxi service would strictly be electric and a journey usually taking 80 minutes by car during rush-hour traffic could be lowered to as little as four minutes, the report said. Uber plans to launch some form of its air service for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics but...
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The tech company has partnered with NASA to help it develop air traffic management systems for its flying taxi initiatives. Matt Yurus reports.

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