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jet-pack

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Jet pack fails Fox news broadcast

A man with a water-powered jet pack is supposed to introduce a San Diego Fox station's news broadcast by taking off. Instead, he falls straight into the water, almost taking a Fox presenter with him.

By July 17, 2011

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Get ready to jet-pack to work!

Facebook launches the Open Compute Project, the FCC adopts rules on roaming rates and cell signal boosters, and a personal jet pack makes a 7-minute flight--a new record.

By April 8, 2011

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Get ready to jet-pack to work!

Facebook launches the Open Compute Project, the FCC adopts rules on roaming rates and cell signal boosters, and a personal jet pack makes a 7-minute flight--a new record.

By April 8, 2011

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Pulse TV: where is my jet pack?

3D interfaces? Silver jumpsuits? "Space string"? What does the future hold? On this edition of Pulse TV we interview futurist Mark Pesce to find out.

By February 14, 2011

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Jet pack adventurers attempt air-speed world record

A jet pack is the ultimate form of transportation. A new world record attempt shows speeds on par with a very small automobile.

By May 15, 2009

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Video: A jet-pack flight over a Colorado gorge

Jet packs are science fiction no more. A stuntman uses hydrogen peroxide-filled tanks to propel himself 1,500 feet across the Royal Gorge.

By November 25, 2008

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Photos: Jet pack dreams take flight

A look at CNET News.com's photo gallery of the Thunderpack from Thunderbolt Aerosystems.

By January 29, 2008

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Dueling jet packs prepare to take off

$250,000 or $155,000 for a half-minute flight.

By June 18, 2007

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3D Pocketcopter crowdfunding soars despite no working prototype, Ep. 175

This week on Crave it's your last chance to order a Pocketcopter that doesn't exist, run for your lives from silent robot cheetahs and strap a jet pack to your back to improve your track and field skills. It's the Crave show!

By September 19, 2014

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Watch a jetpack pilot fly around Smithsonian 'future' festival

The big demo at the "Future is Here Festival" over the weekend came courtesy of a hydrogen-peroxide-powered jetpack.

By May 19, 2014