09 May 2018

NASA, Uber Team Up to Make Flying Cars a Reality

NASA, Uber Team Up to Make Flying Cars a Reality


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) signed a space act agreement with Uber Technologies to explore concepts and technologies related to Urban Air Mobility (UAM) for future air transportation such as flying cars in populated areas.

Under the agreement, Uber will share its plans with NASA for implementing the urban aviation rideshare network.

Source- The Guardian

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • Urban Air Mobility is a safe and efficient system for air vehicles, piloted or not, to move passengers and cargo within a city.
  • Jim Bridenstine has become the 13th administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
  • NASA founded on 29th July 1958, Headquarters in- Washington, D.C., USA.

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