Lancashire schoolkids send Sam the dog into stratosphere (video)


Lancashire Schoolkids Send Sam the Dog Into Stratosphere

Children at Morecambe Bay Community Primary School in Lancashire, launched Sam the dog, a soft toy, into the stratosphere on April 5, helped by the team at and the nearby Midland Hotel.

Sam, attached to a helium balloon and launched from the hotel, reached an altitude of 15.5 miles (25 km). His journey into the sky was tracked using GPS equipment and cameras.