Paper plane takes photos from space

Liz Goodwin
The Upshot

Three British space buffs attached a paper airplane and a camera to a helium balloon that soared 23 miles above ground, and captured amazing images.

"We did it because we wanted to see if we could — and we could!" IT expert Steve Davies told Sky News Online. The plane, which had a three-foot wingspan, was made of straws and covered in paper. At about 90,000 feet, the helium balloon burst.

Check out more of the incredible photos below:

Click image to see paper plane pictures from space

(Photos courtesy of The Register.)

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