KFC Launches Chicken Sandwich Into Space Next Week

It’s one small step for a chicken sandwich, and one giant leap for fast food.

On June 21, KFC plans to launch its Zinger chicken sandwich into a space via a high-altitude solar-powered balloon known as a “stratollite,” a word combining “stratosphere” and “satellite.”

The chicken sandwich will zip up to about 28.5 miles above Earth ― not quite the 62-mile threshold to be considered to be the edge of space, but, as the


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