Little strange but it seems that Samsung have decided to see how robust their SD Cards are by attaching a memory card to paper aeroplanes 21 miles above the Earth in the stratosphere.
The aim of the stunt is to show how durable Samsung’s SD cards are.
The 8GB-SD-card-carrying paper planes were lifted 21-miles into the air above Germany by a weather balloon yesterday.
Stunt to show the durability of Samsung’s SD cards
Each SD card featured a message from people who wanted to send a message in paper aeroplanes from the stratosphere. The messages included images, videos and a short message.
The planes were branded with Samsung’s branding and held a message “Congratulations, this plane comes from space”, along with instructions of how they can access the message.
The helium balloon carrying the 200-SD cards had a camera attached to it filming every moment of the journey up to the stratosphere alongside a GPS chipset so the ‘scientist buffs’ could retrieve the device when it landed.
Have a look at the journey of the SD cards and aeroplanes.
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