Have you found a paper plane lately?

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in a Experiment they release 200 paper plane from Balloon
Over Germany in a height from 37 km, that's 23 miles

the Balloon start near German town Wolfsburg and was found south east of capital Berlin
how the paper plane look like
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Re: Germany: have you found a paper plane lately?

Interesting experiment, one of those, many school boys are dreaming off.
What is starting a paper plane from the 8th floor against starting it from a
height of 37 km ? I'm just afraid, that the biggest part of those paper planes
end up totally unnoticed in the garbage can, or ripped apart by a typical
German caretaker, loudly ranting about those rascals. ;D
 

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Re: Germany: have you found a paper plane lately?

a typical german Caretaker
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Only Orginal, with a membership in a dachshund Breeding Association...
 

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Paper Planes Launched in Space

Greetings All -

Well, it depends on one's definition of outer space or more accurately, what altitude you start the launch at!



Interesting idea to add the memory card to each paper plane.

Another attempt but this time launched from the ISS:

View: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHLwHrPDUdY


Enjoy the Day! Mark
 

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Re: Paper Planes Launched in Space

Well, when you consider what space capsule ablative heatshields begin as...

Uh, also, there's a matter of wing loading...
 

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Hi,

Re: Germany: have you found a paper plane lately?

Interesting experiment, one of those, many school boys are dreaming off.
What is starting a paper plane from the 8th floor against starting it from a
height of 37 km ? I'm just afraid, that the biggest part of those paper planes
end up totally unnoticed in the garbage can, or ripped apart by a typical
German caretaker, loudly ranting about those rascals. ;D

Somehow, this reminds me of Xyla Foxlin's crown, which detached during descent at around 33 km altitude, never to be found again:

View: https://youtu.be/aQcAGpgi0qk?t=891


I wonder if the inspiration for the Germane experiment was the rubber druck drift study?


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Henning (HoHun)
 

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Some research on the subject

A water resistant coating for paper
 

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