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DRAMA at 75,000 FEET: Our Playmonaut's TERROR PLUNGE from EDGE of SPACE

Plucky Reg operative finally found in remote valley

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Fortunately no Fossett-style fate for Playmonaut No. 2

...we arrived at a ridge overlooking the valley in which our playmonaut had spend the night:

The view over the landing site

After a 1km trek...

Lester trekking down the valley in search of the payload

... we walked right up to the payload:

The payload and CHAV on the ground

Lester with the recovered payload

Our diminutive 'naut was shaken but otherwise well. The CHAV had hit the ground with a hell of a bang, but the nose had absorbed the impact:

The CHAV, showing the damage to the nose

Here are two remarkable images from the aircraft's nose mounted Raspberry Pi camera, before the ground rushed up to meet it:

View from the CHAV Picam on the descent, showing mountains

The view from the CHAV Picam just before landing

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