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Germany lags behind in space race.

Posted: Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:22 am
by Ragnar
Out of this world: British teddy bears strapped to helium weather balloon
reach the edge of space

It's not often that Britain can claim a win in the space race. But these teddy bears drifting nearly 20 miles above Earth have become the first soft toys to take part in extra-vehicular activity (to use correct NASA jargon) at such an altitude.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... space.html


My Napoleon said today, that he is rather pissed off that it was not a GERMAN bear, but good luck to them any way.

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Napoleon and friends speaking from Berlin (bear) space center today.