iPad 2 Survives Fall From Outer Space [Video]

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Imagine cruising along in your rocket at 100,000 feet when you open the door to let out a wasp and your iPad falls out into space. It’s a situation we can all relate to. But thanks to the Extreme Edge case from G-Form, you no longer have to worry about your device shattering into a million pieces when it lands back down on Earth. What a relief, right?

G-Form is quickly becoming a company famous for doing whacky things to demonstrate the strength and durability of its protective cases. We’ve seen them drop bowling balls on iPads, throw MacBooks off of balconies, and throw things out of planes. But their latest stunt takes gadget torture to new heights — quite literally.

In the clip below, the guys at G-Form send at iPad into space using a weather balloon. At “somewhere around 100,000 feet,” the balloon bursts and the iPad falls straight back to the ground. Amazingly, the device — which is known to shatter from drops of less than four-foot when unprotected — survives without a single scratch.

Check it out for yourself:

Pretty incredible, right? Of course, the G-Form guys didn’t design the 6oz. Extreme Edge case exclusively for astronauts. If you’re often dropping your devices and causing them damage, then maybe this is the case for you. It’s available now for $49.95.

[via 9to5Mac]