Aug 13,2020 16:28:05 UTC
Important innovations in travel are accelerating rapidly. Fly cars created by Terrafugia are going on sale in the United States in 2019. Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic plans on taking the first tourists into space this year. Bell Helicopter, along with Uber, is developing an aerial taxi, the Bell Nexus, to transport people around cities. Rolls Royce is developing an elegant flying car, capable of going 250 mph and a distance up to 500 miles. In China, the world’ s first passenger drones are being flight tested. In London, an inventor has created the world’s first flying suit, powered by 5 mini jet engines. In South Korea, Hyundai has developed a car that can walk over rough terrain and then continue driving. Billionaires Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Elon Musk of SpaceX and Richard Branson of Virgin are developing space crafts to take all of us to Mars and beyond. The US Defense Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA has declared 2019 the "Year of Hypersonic Travel" and is paving the way for flights at Mach 5++. From hyperloop, vacuum tube travel, to SUV’s with total connectivity, electric skateboards, MIT planes with no moving parts and Time Travelling, we have it covered. The book is a series of fun, informative news briefs on the most exciting innovations in travel and transportation.