Last fall, PopSci staff photographer John Carnett and writer Larry Smith spent a weekend at the home of self-taught jetpack builder Juan Manuel Lozano, in the suburbs of Mexico City. Here, we give you John's account of their time with the aspiring rocket man. To read more about Juan Lozano and his homebrew jetpack, click here.
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