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Las Vegas NV: First Driverless Shuttle In The US Hits The Street

It operates in a half-mile loop on the busy downtown Fremont East district, giving free rides to Sin City’s tourists and gamblers. It’s upper area is clear and bubble-shaped, allowing as many as eight seat-belted passengers to rubber-neck the sights as the vehicle travels along at 15 MPH.

There are many of the latest technical advances in the shuttle, allowing it to sense potential dangers from street light changes, traffic and pedestrians. Also, during the trial period, there will be a qualified employee aboard to make sure all systems work well and safely. Now, if they could only design a slot machine that actually pays off.

NASA Predicts Some Great July Total Lunar Eclipse Locations PDF Print E-mail


A total lunar eclipse will rise over the night sky this summer, and be the clearest viewing of this century in certain parts of the Earth. On July 27, a spectacular lunar eclipse will be fully visible for almost two hours.

If you have travel plans that could include a special night of wonder watching, you’ll need to be in specific spots of South America, Africa, the Middle East or Central Asia. So if you’re there on that historic occasion, be sure to bring your camera and/or smartphone with powerful telephoto lenses.

 
 
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