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MakerBot Sends Colberts Head To Space

Wednesday 08.17.2011 , Posted by

That’s it… Steven Colbert’s fame has taken him to unparalleled new heights… space in fact. The creative team behind the very affordable 3D printer, MakerBot, have printed out the open-source head recently seen on the Colbert Report and sent it all the way to space under a weather balloon. The crew launched the Flip camera equipped craft from New York and found it via GPS in Connecticut. You’ll want to check out the video below for a look at the action… which brings us to todays WORD: Altitude. [Read more...]

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