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College Student Creates 'Spider-Man' Technology

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June 12, 2012
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The Air Force put a challenge out to American college students to see who could come up with the best design to help soldiers climb a 90-foot wall. Engineering students at Utah State University answered the call and won the design contest with a pack that uses vacuum suction to stick to the wall, allowing for scaling like Spider-Man. Patrick Jones reports.


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