11 Results for

jet-pack flight

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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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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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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

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Nuts Apple patent protects iPhone by flipping it as it falls

It's one of the more out-there patents, and plans to tilt the handset mid-fall to protect the screen.

By March 24, 2013

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Inventor gets off the ground with homemade jetpack

This 160-horsepower winged flying kit needs a runway to lift its pilot off the ground. It's just made its first hop.

By February 26, 2013

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Curiosity closes in on Mars for high-stakes descent

The $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory rover is closing in on the Red Planet for a white-knuckle descent to the surface using an untried "sky crane" technique to ensure a pinpoint landing on the floor of Gale Crater.

By August 4, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 1322: Ballmer gets fitted for a Santa suit (podcast)

Windows 7 slate by Christmas? Seriously? FLO TV really didn't, your iPhone could be our new set top box, Panasonic takes another run at gaming, WebOS could be moving into a mansion, and you've finally got your jet pack, alright? Now stop whining.

By October 5, 2010