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World View Is Taking A KFC Chicken Sandwich To The ‘Edge Of Space’
By: Forbes
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Arizona-based World View, a startup aimed at stratospheric exploration, has announced that it's partnering with KFC to send a Zinger chicken sandwich nearly 75,000 feet up into the stratosphere - high enough to see the curvature of the Earth. This will be the first multi-day mission of the company's Stratollite system, in what CTO Taber MacCallum described as a "shakedown cruise" for the platform's system.

Although not quite taking a chicken sandwich to space, as KFC's website and advertising are saying, World View CEO Jane Poynter described the mission as going to "the edge of space." Up in the stratosphere, she says, you can get a good view of the Earth and the environment is in some ways "space-like."

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