By 2023, There Could be Driverless Flying Uber & It’s Legit

Remember when Marty McFly travelled to the year 2015 in the movie, Back to the Future II and there were flying hoverboards and cars?

Image: btothef.tumblr.com

While that might just happen in the not-so-distant future.

The genius carpooling app, Uber will be making every 80s/90s kid’s dream a reality.

According to Channel NewsAsia, Uber is working closely with NASA to bring you flying taxis.

Yes, FLYING TAXIS!

It will also be the first formal services contract by NASA to deal with low-altitude airspace.

NASA will come up with an air traffic control that will manage these driverless flying taxis.

NASA also mentioned that they had already signed a general agreement that allows the company to work with relevant industry partners that will help them come up with a driverless air traffic management system.

Chief Product Officer, Jeff Holden mentioned that by 2020, they hope to test the service in Dallas-FortWorth and Los Angeles, The Straits Times reported.

Cool shit!

The flying vehicle

NASA veteran, Mark Moore will be designing the aircraft vehicle. During his 32-year career, he pioneered the electric jet propulsion project which is the fundamental technology for making urban air transportation possible.

Uber has big dreams for this project—thousands of driverless aircraft over urban areas co-existing with current air traffic control systems.

For those who lack imagination, here is a video on what you can expect in the future:

(Article continues below) Most Touching Singapore Video: Jenny is brought up by a single parent, and when she steps into adulthood, she starts to forget that her mother used to be her everything. Watch it here:

(Since you’re here, subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more informative videos lah)

If everything goes smooth, they plan to roll out this service from 2023!

So, are you excited for this? It’s back to the future, baby!

Always bored during your commute to and fro work or school? Here’s the best solution: download our app for new articles, Facebook videos and YouTube videos that are updated daily…and most importantly, exclusive contents that are only available in our app! It’s your perfect companion for your daily commute!

Click Here to Download the App!

This article was first published on goodyfeed.com

Read Also

Do you love writing? Do you want a platform to showcase your works? Goody Feed is looking for part-time writers to join the team! Click here to find out more!

Featured image: Uber

You won't want to miss these most-read articles:

Goody Feed is looking for part-time writers and video editors! Our office is located at Bukit Batok and hours are flexible. Click here for more info about being a writer and here for more info about being a video editor!

Follow Our Instagram for Giveaways & Informative Images Now! 

View this post on Instagram

The Coca-Cola Plus Coffee has arrived in Singapore, and let’s just say that the taste is very subjective: one of us thinks it’s like coffee candy, one of us thinks it’s like carbonated dark chocolate milk and one of us think it’s like Vanilla Coke. However, none of us thinks that it’s worth a second try, simply because we’ll all rather have Coke and coffee separately. Read the full review in our app. Link in bio. #sgig #sg #singapore #instasg #yoursingapore #sgphoto #singaporean #singaporelife #thisissingapore #instagramsg #igerssingapore #iluvsg #sgdaily #singaporeig #sglocal #sglifestyle #sgbloggers #sgblogger #sgfood #sgfoodies #foodsg #sgigfood #sgfoodporn #coke #cokecoffeeplus #cocacolacoffee #cocacola #sgcoffee

A post shared by Goody Feed (@goody.feed) on