‘Aliens sent it back’: Turkish man launches kabab into space

15/04/2022, INDIA, 02:35 PM

The kebab was attached to a helium balloon and launched into space from the Adana province of Turkey.

Every food joint owner aspires that their food’s popularity reaches all across the world. A kebab shop owner in Turkey took this aspiration one step further as he launched his famous pipe kabab into space.

On Tuesday, April 12, 2022, Chef Yaşar Aydın and Idris Albayrak, a space engineering student, attached a pipe kabab to a helium balloon and launched it into space. The launch took place in the Adana province of Turkey where the famous pipe kebabs are made.

They choose Tuesday as it fell on the International Day of Human Space Flight, which marked the day when Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person to complete one orbit of Earth on April 12, 1961.

According to the Daily Sabah, a specially designed box was made for the kebab’s space journey. This box held the dish in place and protected it from extreme temperatures. The box was also fitted with a camera and a tracking device. Then the box was tied to a powerful weather-resistant helium balloon before being launched into the sky.

Source : indianexpress