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The year's 10 most incredible aerospace inventions

Drone swarms, a flying luxury car, and a rocket to the moon.

This article is a segment of 2017's Best of What's New list. For the complete tabulation of the year's most transformative products and discoveries, head right this way.


Boeing's Starliner Space Suit

Boeing Starliner Space Suit

Finally, a comfy space suit.

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Lightweight boots with sneaker-like soles (designed by Reebok) plus knitted nylon-mesh joints let astronauts in the easily maneuver and stretch to reach distant control switches. A soft hood and zippers that loosen the torso fabric when standing, or tuck it away when sitting, add comfort. And

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