I don't know why everyone thinks it is so expensive to send something to space. Here is a video of a couple of guys that sent some Natural Light beer "into space" with a weather balloon. Why can't we just get together with these guys and send up a satellite? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_00eZtsuJ9M
Note: Before I get my inbox filled up with "Yer an idiot! There's more to it than that!!!" please understand that I know fully well that there is just a bit more to it to get a satellite into orbit than what the guys do in this video. It is still a well-produced video of about the last thing I'd think of to send up on a balloon.
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