Can air travel ever be 'green'?

What NASA and Boeing's new project could mean for the travel industry

Jan 24, 2023

The space agency announced it has selected the airplane company to develop a "Sustainable Flight Demonstrator" intended to reduce the industry's rather substantial carbon emissions.

Key takeaways

  • Commercial airplanes and large business jets make up 10 percent of carbon emissions from American transportation sources;
  • The plan is to have greener aircraft ferrying passengers around the world sometime in the 2030s;
  • The future of flight might look a lot different in the era of climate change.

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