NASA Announces Designs for Personal Flying Suit

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On January 21, 2010, the New York Times "In Transit" blog revealed NASA's recent plans to create a "personal flying suit." The vehicle, affectionately known as Puffin, would be self-contained (meaning no detachable jet pack) and would be able to perform "high-altitude" aerobatics. Puffin would be powered electrically and relatively quiet, suitable for stealth military and rescue operations. To read more or to see a computer animated design mockup, visit the article here:
http://intransit.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/21/nasa-announces-designs-for-personal-flying-suit/