punkwalrus (punkwalrus) wrote,
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This is hard core bad ass Lego hobbyist nerdvana...

Last Tuesday, a group of professors, students and robotics hobbyists launched the H.A.L.E. (High Altitude Lego Extravaganza): seven Lego Mindstorms robots attached to a weather balloon, which exploded at 30km over the Earth's surface. Each of the robots parachuted back successfully, but not without taking the obligatory photographs of the ascent and descent...

Gizmodo link with more pictures here
Tags: lego, weather balloon
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