NASA is seeking industry on a Grand Challenge program aimed at fostering new urban air mobility (UAM) vehicle initiatives. Speaking at a an industry day in Seattle Nov. 1 to launch the Challenger, NASA Aeronautics associate administrator Jaiwon Shin said the advent of urban air vehicles “holds an enormous amount of promise to a level not seen since the introduction of the jet engine, but we have to do this right.” Shin stressed the need for a broad, consensus-based approach to ...

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