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‘Escape pods’ from SpaceX, Airbnb, Tesla alumni are sci-fi inspired for campers
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High and low tech are set to cross paths in the Great Outdoors in the form of new, $17,500 outdoor shelters, dubbed “prefab urban escape pods, from a startup called Jupe.
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“Jupe is an out-of-this-city getaway inspired by out-of-this-world ideas,” the Los Angeles-based company’s co-founder and CEO Jeff Wilson said in a statement late last week.
Jupe said its design and construction came from a team of former SpaceX, Tesla and Airbnb employees. Its design was inspired in part from “2001: A Space Odyssey, according to Wilson,” and its name is shorthand for the planet Jupiter.
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