Finally, a Jetpack to Help You Run Faster


Have you ever wanted to run a four-minute mile? Now you can. The video above shows the 4MM (or, yes, 4 Minute Mile), an Arizona State University student project "to create a wearable jetpack that enhances speed and agility." 

According to Research Matters, "working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and a faculty mentor, [ASU student] Jason Kerestes ... built a prototype of this jetpack," as part of a university program called iProjects, which "brings students and industry together to find innovative solutions to real-world problems," like how to run super, super fast.

Editors Note: Mar. 3, 2015 

An earlier version of this article failed to cite a passage from Research Matters in accordance with Mic editorial standards. The article has been updated to properly attribute the language to Research Matters.