Embraer flying taxi design for Uber

Uber Works With NASA To Get Flying Taxis Ready By 2020

Uber Works With NASA To Get Flying Taxis Ready By 2020 Recently, Uber announced plans to launch their Elevate project and introduced more details on electric flying taxis. To be able to launch the project, the company has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA to develop software for the proposed flying taxis project. Therefore, […]

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NASA is sending aircraft to Mars

NASA Is Sending Aircraft To Mars – The First Attempt Ever

NASA Is Sending Aircraft To Mars – The First Attempt Ever   Scientists were able to see Mars from land with rovers as well as from space using orbital spacecraft for many years. So that is no fresh news. But NASA is willing to go one step further and is seeking to prove that it […]

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NASA Tests Foldable Plane Wings

NASA Tests Foldable Plane Wings

NASA Tests Foldable Plane Wings Planes that can fold their wings to different angles while in the air have the potential to fly faster than their peers, and NASA has recently made headway into their development. In a series of recent trials, NASA successfully tested a new lightweight material to fold the outer portions of […]

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Dream Chaser

Dream Chaser Space Plane Passes Landing Test

Dream Chaser Space Plane Passes Landing Test On Saturday, private spaceflight company Sierra Nevada announced that its Dream Chaser spaceplane had successfully glided and landed on a runway after being released from a helicopter. The stunt, done at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California, is known as a free-flight test and is meant to […]

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Space Shuttle in a Kazakhstan Desert

Russia’s Secret Space Shuttle in a Kazakhstan Desert

Russia’s Secret Space Shuttle in a Kazakhstan Desert In 1974, Russia launched its largest, most expensive project in space exploration history in response to NASA’s space shuttle program. The Soviets’ Buran program lasted nearly two decades (from 1974 to 1993), and only one automated orbital flight had been completed before the whole project was canceled due to […]

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Cassini

NASA Waits on Cassini Radio Contact From Saturn

NASA Waits on Cassini Radio Contact From Saturn As Cassini wraps up its 13-year mission in Saturn’s system, scientists are preparing for the spacecraft’s final burst of observations in the never-before-explored region between the planet and its inner rings. Cassini crossed Saturn’s ring plane for the first time yesterday (April 26). Next, after a series of 22 […]

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NASA’s Super Guppy: Irreplaceable Aircraft

NASA’s Super Guppy: Irreplaceable Aircraft The transportation of oversized cargo has always been a tremendous problem for logistics planners in government and private industry. The physical limitations of railroad tunnels, narrow roads, low bridges, and power lines make overland shipment of such cargo extremely problematic, if not impossible. NASA’s Super Guppy offers a practical and […]

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New NASA X-plane Will Be a Quieter Supersonic Jet

New NASA X-plane will be a quieter Supersonic Jet NASA’s new series of bullet-shaped “X-planes” are the first step towards trying to resurrect the dream of supersonic air travel. NASA has awarded Lockheed Martin $20 million contract to develop a preliminary design for a quiet demonstration passenger aircraft designed to fly faster than the speed of […]

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NASA Space Plane Preparing to Launch

NASA space plane preparing to launch on Wednesday, May 20. The mysterious United States Air Force’s robotic X-37B space plane will carry a NASA attempt to orbit when it begins its next mission. It’s not clear when the plane will return. The X-37B, built by Boeing, is a miniature version of NASA’s retired space shuttle. Boeing X-37B operates two of the […]

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