While Richard Branson and other billionaires figure out how to get pedestrians into orbit, two Canadian teenagers decided to experiment on their own by launching a flag-waving Lego man into space.
Using a weather baloon, helium, four cameras, and a GPS-equipped phone, the students were able to send the action figure 80,000-feet into the air and record the entire thing, reports Slash Gear. They posted the first of the videos onto YouTube (above), and plan to release the others shortly.
Lego was so impressed by this feat that the company's brand relations manager, Michael McNally, reached out to the two kids and thanked them using their products in their project.
So, who's going to send the American Lego Man to space?
[via Slash Gear]