17-year old Canadian twelfth graders Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad recently sent a LEGO minifig to 80,000-feet (~15 miles/24km/not really outerspace but still really damn high) with a weather balloon, and this is the video to prove it. The young men spent $400 and four months of Saturdays planning the minifig's journey, but somehow managed to send him up without a helmet. You killed him! Besides that though, good lookin. Me? I've never sent anything anywhere. "But I thought you used to have that pen-pal in prison?" I don't want to talk about him.
Hit the jump for a video of Buzz Legoyear's journey in action.
Remember the world's largest model rocket? Yeah, well it blasted off yesterday without a hitch (or Space Bat). This is a picture of the 36-foot tall, 1,600lb beast about to take to the skies. There's a couple more pictures and a video of the launch after the jump, so be sure... / Continue →
I see your bra!
This is a video of 80-year old Laverne (my God what a sexy name) freaking the f*** out before a tandem skydiving jump and accidentally slipping out of her harness. Thankfully, her partner was a TOTAL PRO and managed to hold on and get her to the ground in one,... / Continue →
Ever wanted to take a helium balloon to the face and talk funny ride to the edge of space? Me neither. Like I told my mechanic: add rockets or GTFO.
"Bloon" is a six-person pod designed by Spanish company zero2infinity that will rise to the edge of the atmosphere, powered by... / Continue →