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Spaceship dad

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Forget NASA and Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic. One Brooklyn dad and his son went into space on their own. Luke Geissbuhler and his son, Max, built a makeshift spacecraft out of an iPhone 4, an HD camera, a takeout box and a weather balloon and launched it into space. Much to Luke and Max's surprise, the balloon sailed almost 100,000 feet into the ether, taking remarkable video of the earth just above the atmosphere.

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