A series of heartfelt letters written by children were recently launched into the heavens — the stratosphere, specifically — and brought back to Earth, where they were returned to the kids who wrote them.
World View, a private spaceflight company aiming to eventually send people to the edge of space, loaded the messages into a sparkly gift box and sent them up about 95,000 feet in the air.
The company managed to recover the box upon its return. They then mailed all of the letters back to the children, but not before they were all signed by former NASA astronaut and chief World View pilot Ron Garan. World View also sent a photo of the box in space to the participating kids. Read more…