KFC’s mission to send a chicken sandwich to the edge of space comes to an early end

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The spicy chicken sandwich has landed. 

A mission in which KFC, along with private spaceflight company World View, launched a Zinger sandwich into the stratosphere lasted only 17 hours—far short of its four-day goal. 

World View landed its “Stratollite” early because of a small leak in its altitude control balloon system.

The mission was in part to test the vehicle’s altitude control and steering capabilities. 

According to a statement released by Jane Poynter, CEO of World View, all of the mission’s test objectives were met. Read more…

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Author:Shishira Sreenivas

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