Magnetized Boots

Special shoes to allow walking in and around a metal ship with no artificial gravity. (Read the full article)

"Yeah, I was just reading an SF novel that made heavy use of these, and a thought kept occurring to me: Aren't spacecraft built with the lightest metals available? Aluminum & titanium, etc. are non-ferrous."
(Chris Johnston 8/18/2007 9:59:06 AM )
"Winchell Chung makes the same point on his site (reference on full article page). Velcro grip shoes take care of that problem - but who wants to cover their cool space ship with wool?"
(Bill Christensen 8/18/2007 2:06:48 PM )
"see http://www.cheniere.org/misc/astroboots.htm"
( 1/23/2010 7:59:01 PM )

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