Last updated date: January 24, 2008

Paper airplane launched from the space
could land the earth?

Such a dreamlike project has started.

A paper airplane flying in space (image)


A paper airplane has been tested in a
wind tunnel at Kashiwa Campus of Tokyo University,
to see if a paper airplane can survive extreme temperature as its atmospheric reentry.

The experiment was successful.

The center of wind tunnel A prototype airplane
on TV monitor
A prototype airplane
survived mach7

The photograph under the experiment is the one on December 26, 2007.

- Preliminary Experiment on 26Dec2007

- Open Experiment on 17Jan2008(Updated 24Jan)

Message from Professor Suzuki of Tokyo University (Updated 23Janf08)
Thank you for Prof Suzuki.
- Many support messages for the success of the experiment (Updated 23Janf08)

Thank you for your support!

How to make a space-shuttle-shaped paper airplane is on a book,
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