Uber Partners with NASA to Build Flying Taxi

21332

Uber said on Wednesday that it has struck a deal with NASA to develop software for managing “flying taxi” that will work much like ride-hailing services it has pioneered on the ground.
Uber said it is the first formal services contract by the US National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) that covers low-altitude airspace rather than outer space. NASA has used such contract to develop rockets since the late 1950s.
Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden also said Uber would begin testing four-passenger, 200-mile-per hour flying taxi services across Los Angeles in 2020, its second test market after Dallas/Fort Worth.

Subscribe to Our VIP Newsletter

Previous articleGov. Obaseki to Revamp College of Agriculture, Polytechnic in Edo State
Next articleSGF Clarifies NDDC Governing Board Tenure
Hamilton Nwosa

The New Diplomat stands for ethical journalism, press freedom, accountable republic, and gender-equity. That is why at The New Diplomat, we are committed to speaking truth to power, fostering a robust community of responsible journalism, and using high quality polls, data, and surveys to engage the public with compelling narratives about political, business, socio-economic, environmental, and situational dynamics in Nigeria, Africa, and globally. From our insightful reports of political issues to our riveting investigations and analyses of business, socio-economic, and cross-cutting sectors, The New Diplomat remains ever committed to investigative reporting and ethical journalism. Support and partner with The New Diplomat today, to guarantee a positive future for all under an atmosphere of free press!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here