Out of This World! Paper Airplane Snaps Amazing Space Photos

Fracking awesome!


"An oversize paper airplane sent up toward the edge of space by a British online tech publication has snapped stunning photos of the final frontier and the Earth far below.

The paper aircraft's Vulture 1 mission took place Oct. 28 as part of the Paper Aircraft Released In Space (PARIS) project conducted by three space enthusiasts with The Register, an online technology publication in the U.K.  

Photos from a camera attached to the plane show the curve of the Earth and the black of space beyond.  [Paper Airplane's Photo of Space]

"The project came about as a response to the Japanese proposal to throw paper planes from the International Space Station," Register writer Lester Haines told SPACE.com in an e-mail. "We thought we could do better, so we did." See the rest HERE