Friday, January 18, 2008

Paper airplane to be launched from International Space Station





The Japanese team on the International Space Station will launch a paper airplane (co-designed with the Japan Origami Airplane Association) into the Earth's atmosphere -- the plane's been treated with heat-resisting stuff and is expected to survive reentry.


It's not "2001," but you have to take what you can get.

3 comments:

wintermuse x9 said...

"It's not '2001,' but you have to take what you can get."

I see no reason why an astronaut can't bring up and then throw down from orbit a humerus bone towards earth, ala 2001! 8^}

Mac said...

That would be cool!

W.M. Bear said...

That would be a humorous bone indeed! (Sorry! ;-)