Starship Troopers One Step Closer?

The Register speculates that the latest thing in parachutist fashions might develop into the personal space re-entry capsules used by the M.I. in Heinlein’s novel Starship Troopers:

By now, many of you will have been saying to yourselves, “That’s all very well, but it’s a bit mainstream. When oh when are we going to hear about the inflatable foam space re-entry pod/pant module and associated all-female Italian skydiving team?”

[Via Chaos Manor.]

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