Uber and NASA team up to create ‘flying taxi’ by 2020

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x9/x9kwgu3mu8hpaf59.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x9/x9kwgu3mu8hpaf59.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x9/x9kwgu3mu8hpaf59.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x9/x9kwgu3mu8hpaf59.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em>Teaming up with NASA is a big deal for Uber. First, it allows the company to tout the approval of the highly regarded space agency to skeptics. [...] Holden said that Uber wouldn&rsquo;t have to wait for 2020 before it starts testing things out IRL. The company aims to begin operating a fleet of low-flying helicopters around Dallas-Fort Worth Airport &mdash; while working with air traffic controllers to not encroach on their flight paths &mdash;as a way to test NASA&rsquo;s UTM system.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Uber has teamed up with NASA to create an <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/690521/autonomous-aerial-vehicles" rel="nofollow" >aerial taxi service</a> called UberAIR. Los Angles was just announced as a city now working with the company to host their program along with Dallas-Forth Worth and Dubai. At least 19 other companies are currently developing flying car plans.&nbsp;
Check out Uber's newly released video giving a taste of what the experience would be like. 

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