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Kids Shoot LEGO Figure Into Space

Two Canadian kids have sent a LEGO minifig boldly where few LEGO minifigs have gone before: into space.

While they’re not the first to accomplish the feat, it’s the way they accomplished it that’s awesome. Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad, aged only 17, built a weather balloon from scratch, even sewing the parachutes that brought the little LEGOnaut, and the cameras which recorded his 78,000 feet (23,774m) high journey, safely back to Earth.

You can check out pictures of his trip, and some video as well, at the link below.

Toronto teens send Lego man on an a balloon odyssey 24 kilometres high [TheStar]

Toronto Teens Send Lego Minifig toSpace [MAKE]


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