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NASA Signs Space Act Agreements for Urban Air Mobility

By |2020-03-10T12:57:06-07:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Big Announcements, News|Tags: |

Seventeen companies have signed Space Act Agreements with NASA to participate in the agency’s first Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge, a series of technology demonstrations meant to test the readiness of vehicles and systems intended for use in low-altitude, urban

Nobody Wins GoFly Prize, But Personal Flight Is Coming

By |2020-03-10T12:57:06-07:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Big Announcements, Events, News|Tags: |

Feb 29 (Leap day, of course) saw the finals of the GoFly Prize, a competition primarily sponsored by Boeing to produce small VTOL vehicles for personal flight. The rules required a fairly small form factor (8’ sphere, roughly) and a

NASA moves forward with ZEVA & 16 other companies for the Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge

By |2020-03-10T12:57:06-07:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Big Announcements, News|Tags: |

“Point to point air travel will begin to be adopted as early as 2025.” NASA  and a clutch of startup and established companies are moving forward with plans to transform mobility in urban environments through the Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge.

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