Wednesday, May 02, 2007

World's Largest Parachute

World's Biggest ParachuteThe biggest parachute currently displayed at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center was once used on the re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou-VI manned spaceship to ensure its safe landing on earth.

The parachute was handmade, with 1,900 small pieces of cloth stitched together, and can endure maximum temperatures of 400 Degree Celsius. Its main parachute covers an area of 1,200 square meters.

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