This iPhone 6 case survived a drop from space

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John-Michael Bond
January 21st, 2015
In this article: humor, iphone 6, urban armor gear
This iPhone 6 case survived a drop from space
Could your iPhone 6 case survive a 101,000 foot drop from near-space, experiencing 70 MPH winds and temperatures as low as -79 degrees F? If you have Urban Armor Gear's iPhone 6 case, the answer is apparently yes. The company tested its latest case with a science experiment, creating a special rig to send iOS to the fringes of space.
The flight rig contained two GoPro cameras, 1 GPS locator and a backup phone with GPS and active tracking installed. The flight lasted over 3 hours and covered 12 miles across the ground. The iPhone 6 was wrapped in our composite iPhone 6 case with no screen protector installed. The iPhone was on upon takeoff but froze and shut down as the temperature dropped. When the iPhone 6 and flight rig were found, the iPhone was powered on and tested for full functionality.
You can watch the video below. The phone's descent was slowed via parachute, but as you can see in the video it was hardly a soft landing. Enjoy!

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