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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

World's record paper airplane flight: 96,563 ft (29,432 m) high, 82 miles (132 km) long, in 2 hours and 7 minutes.

Here's the paper plane, prior to its balloon launch:

And here's the view at release, from the edge of space:

More pix, full story: http://www.gizmag.com/fox-valley-composite-squadron-worlds-highest-paper-airplane/33939/