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The Personal Jetpack Is One Step Closer to Reality

The Personal Jetpack Is One Step Closer to Reality

A New Zealand-based company called Martin Aircraft has just received the green light from government officials to begin tests with its totally awesome jetpack. Although, technically, the jetpack, which can go 35 mph, is designed to be used by first responders and emergency officials to easily get in and out of crowded areas, there’s nothing stopping anyone from buying one for “personal use” (like, for example, becoming a real-life Rocketeer-like superhero). If you want to get your hands on the world’s coolest backpack, you may want to start saving now—the Martin jetpack is expected to cost around $200,000 when it goes on sale next year. So if it comes down to taking out a loan to purchase a home for your family, or “investing” in this jetpack, we trust you will make the right decision …

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