Science Canadian teenagers launch Lego man to the stars (+video)

A duo of 17-year-olds from Toronto attached a Lego man to a weather balloon, along with several cameras and a GPS tracker, and launched it into the Earth's upper atmosphere.

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Two teens from Toronto,Canada have launched “Lego Man in Space” using a helium filled weather balloon and captured stunning video of the miniature toy figure back dropped by the beautiful curvature of Earth and the desolate blackness of space that’s become a worldwide YouTube sensation – over 2 million hits !