Lego Men Make It To Space With $500 Spacecraft And Some Gaffers Tape

lego menTwo British researchers were able to get some amazing photos from space by creating their own $500 spacecraft (a balloon) and launching it with a camera and a couple of “crew men” made from Legos.

The balloon was able to reach an altitude of 27 km and when it came back to earth the amateur space explorers recovered some amazing photos.

The scientists were careful to give proper credit to gaffers tape for holding the whole thing together.

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