PARIS pops up in Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Space paper plane honoured with fetching cartoon
We're very much obliged to reader Mike Grant for letting us know that our magnificent Paper Aircraft Released Into Space (PARIS) project was honoured earlier this week in Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Nice graphic, we're sure you'll agree, and here's the orginal snap of our historic launch back in October...
...and here's the PARIS team (Steve Daniels, John Oates and me) some hours later, triumphantly holding the recovered Vulture 1:
Suffice it to say, our outing in Ripley's has rekindled our enthusiasm for audacious space projects, so let's see if we've got any of those paper straws left... ®
Additional PARIS resources
- New to PARIS? We have a basic mission summary here (pdf).
- Our dedicated PARIS section, with all previous updates, is right here.
- You can find our release, pursuit and recovery photos here...
- ...and our onboard camera photo album here.
- Our Flickr page, for your viewing pleasure.
- Check out our lovely YouTube channel.
Is this the first rumblings of the Low Orbit High Altitude Navigator (LOHAN) taking shape?
i've got an idea for you
Why not build a rocket next time, with a little wind turbine attached to the back of it and an eco warriors leg tied to it.
Then we could work out if its possible to recharge an iphone by the time it hits the stratosphere and lands back on earth.
@Steve - Taking a Ride
(to keep esoteric and not reveal the movie)