Stephen Colbert in SPAAAAAAAACE

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Stephen Colbert in SPAAAAAAAACE
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This is so awesome, and so smart of a promotional stunt on MakerBot’s part. You know Colbert is likely to put this on the show. It’s also cool to see all of the bizarre things that people have been doing with Colbert’s head files on Thingiverse.

MakerBot Sends Stephen Colbert’s Head Into Space

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10 thoughts on “Stephen Colbert in SPAAAAAAAACE

  1. Lancer Kind says:

    A- freaking-MAZING!

    And Colbert’s green head is smiling at you the whole trip up!

    http://LancerKind.com  <– science fictionist

  2. Lancer Kind says:

    A- freaking-MAZING!

    And Colbert’s green head is smiling at you the whole trip up!

    http://LancerKind.com  <– science fictionist

  3. Lancer Kind says:

    What was used to find/track the balloon landing?

  4. VRAndy says:

    How did you determine where it was safe to launch from?

    Those of us already in Connecticut couldn’t launch from our backyards, or it would go out to sea.  How did you figure out how far west you had to be?

  5. BentleyBooks says:

    That is so cool! I had to watch the trip twice to appreciate the full grandeur of the ascent, because, well, that green, smiling head was a distraction — but a great one. I do hope Stephen has seen this.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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