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First LEGO man in space

First LEGO man in space

(1:32) Two Canadian teenagers raised the Canadian flag to 80,000 feet, possibly the highest it has ever been. At a total cost of £254, using equipment bought from Craigslist, they launched the first LEGO man on a helium balloon, to the outer reaches of our atmosphere. The onboard camera tells the story. For those wondering, a GPS receiver was also fitted allowing the teenagers to retrieve the camera, 122 km from the launch site.

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Guest: Tim (2115 days ago)
Latest comment: The Canadian flag has been much higher than that on the CANADA ARM on the space shuttle and space station or at least it was there until the Americans asked them to remove it... The lego guy is still cool though!
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Latest comment: The Canadian flag has been much higher than that on the CANADA ARM on the space shuttle and space station or at least it was there until the Americans asked them to remove it... The lego guy is still cool though!
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glortman glortman (2115 days ago)
The Canadian flag regularly flies at 1 305 774.28 feet , on the space shuttle.
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The Canadian flag regularly flies at 1 305 774.28 feet , on the space shuttle.
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glortman glortman (2115 days ago)
Sorry, I mean on the International Space Station.
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Sorry, I mean on the International Space Station.
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