Wearable Jetpack for Running

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Thu, Sep 11th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

From ASU Research at the Arizona State University comes the 4MM (4 Minute Mile), a small, wearable jetpack that enhances speed and agility of the runner wearing it.

What if every soldier could run a four-minute mile? That's the goal behind 4MM, or 4 Minute Mile, a student project to create a wearable jetpack that enhances speed and agility. Working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and a faculty mentor, Jason Kerestes is the mastermind behind 4MM. He built a prototype of the jetpack and is now testing and refining his design to be as effective as possible.

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