LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA and Uber have signed an agreement to explore putting flying taxis in the skies over US cities.

NASA says Tuesday it will begin simulations for so-called “urban air mobility” vehicles that also include delivery drones.

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The announcement comes as the Uber Elevate summit in Los Angeles brings together tech and transportation leaders to discuss the future of urban aviation.

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NASA says the goal is to create a rideshare network that will allow residents to hail a small aircraft the same way Uber users can now use an app to call a car.

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The space agency says simulations are planned at its research facility at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.