Skip to comments.'Sicilian Space Program' Launches Cannolo Into Stratosphere
Posted on 03/21/2014 3:50:03 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Sicilian amateur scientists have launched a model cannolo, a cream-stuffed pastry roll symbolic of the Italian island, into the stratosphere, capturing bizarre images of the dessert flying far above the earth.
The 'Sicilian Space Program', which cost a rough total of 350 euros, had symbolic importance as well as being a scientific feat, the three natives of the island town of Enna behind it told Reuters.
"Sicily has always been a place of negative connotations, mafia and unemployment. We wanted to lift up Sicily in our own way," said filmmaker Fabio Leone, 34, who recorded the project with Antonella Barbera, 38.
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Take the cannoli, leave the atmosphere.
Tommy can launch Billy Bats’ body now instead of using the shovel.
There are a lot of holes in space.
I take it is was volcanic stone baked.
A sounding balloon certain is the cheapest way to get instruments way the heck up there ...
You just made my weekend!!!
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