Uber Will Work with NASA to Build Flying Taxis

Uber and Volvo Are Launching new Self-Driving Vehicles

Over last several months, Uber has attracted a lot of attention for all sorts of negative reasons. Most recently, the company lost its license to operate in London. However, it seems that the company is moving away from its troubles as reports have revealed that the company is planning on making flying cars a possibility as the company is teaming up with NASA to build flying taxis.

Recently, Uber revealed that it was signed a new Space Act Agreement with the space agency to build software for the project ahead of its targeted launch in 2020. The latest announcement came from the Uber’s head of product Jeff Holden who broke the news during his speech at the Facebook Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal.

On the other hand, NASA will be in charge of building air traffic control system which will ensure that other flying cars don’t cross paths. At start, the cities will be part of the program. In order to give everyone a brief idea of what the concept will be like when it finally arrives for everyone, the company released a short video through a tweet. You can check out the video below.

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