8 comments on “Teens send Lego minifig into space

  1. blake

    Very cool! I wonder how far down range the rig landed and what they used to track the landed rig, a phone?

  2. Morgan19

    What a wonderful story. Make sure you watch the video, too; the shots of it going up past the cloud cover and then with the earth’s curvature behind it are just crazy!

  3. Tromas

    @ Blake – The article said that they did use a GPS enabled cell phone to track it. But they also used a weather balloon tracking site which estimates the landing area based on current wind direction etc. It ended up landing 122km from where it was launched.

Comments are closed.