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Samsung to drop SD cards from space

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Samsung to drop SD cards from space
The Viral Facory, an advertising agency, will drop 100 Samsung SD cards on paper airplanes from the edge of space to showcase their durability.

The SD drop, called Project Space Planes, will drop the paper airplanes from a weather balloon 21 miles above the Earth (the paper is waterproof). We don't know the drop location, but they'll likely travel pretty far.

Each memory card will contain pictures, videos, or music that, if found, can be uploaded to the Project Space Planes website. The recipients of the falling memory cards will be able to keep the SD card, and contact the person who made the original message.

Samsung is promoting their new line of magnet-proof, waterproof, X-ray proof, and shock proof SD cards. These 'Plus' SD cards also double your transfer speed. Check out the video below, and visit Project Space Planes to upload your own message.

source: Samsung (Project Space Planes) via CNET

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:48

1. cadetz (unregistered)


the guy looks freaky... especially when he open his eyes wide wide open

posted on 02 Oct 2010, 03:38

2. HockeyDood (Posts: 69; Member since: 14 May 2010)


Samsung does realize that most of the planet is covered with water right?

posted on 02 Oct 2010, 10:13

4. IHATEAPPLE (unregistered)


Yea, even though the paper airplanes and sd cards may be waterproof, nobody will find the damn things. That's if they make it through the atmosphere withouth burning up first.

posted on 02 Oct 2010, 10:13

5. PHONE_GEEK (Posts: 52; Member since: 01 Feb 2010)


yeah lol. i dont think they thought this through....

posted on 02 Oct 2010, 10:50

6. remixfa (Posts: 14178; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


can u explain to me how a paper airplane is going to burn up? It will never ever ever ever come close enough to the speed required for that. its a frikkin paper airplane. now what would be funny is if one of these paper airplanes hit a real airplane on the way down.. yea, that would be a huge lawsuit.

posted on 03 Oct 2010, 14:27

7. IHATEAPPLE (unregistered)


Can you explain to me what kind of damage a PAPER airplane would cause if it hits a REAL airplane? Airplanes that withstand bird strikes, hail, hurricane force winds, and anything else that might come their way?

posted on 02 Oct 2010, 08:52

3. fsjon (Posts: 119; Member since: 03 Sep 2009)


Judging from the picture of where they will drop the paper airplane, us resides in NAM will never get those paper air plane since the wind/current travels from west to east....hence it will be mostly in EUR, Russia...or maybe, just maybe in Japan/Korea.

posted on 04 Oct 2010, 00:02

8. NoDumbshlitz (unregistered)


Yeah, pretty stupid idea. Fire your advertising agency.

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