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GoPro video of a Tandoori Lambchop Sent to Space - 6 Amazing Videos You Must See

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Tandoori Lambchop Launched to Space

On June 14 this year, a tandoori lambchop was launched into the Stratosphere. This is a crazy stint that novelist Nikesh Shukla and graphic artist Nick Hearne came up with for Nikesh's new novel, "Meatspace". The ordeal does not seem so hard to execute: lambchop + weather balloon + GoPro = profit! An ordeal I say because it took them 5 months before retrieving their setup after it landed on a farm in Manston, Dorset at the hands of a threshing machine.

Tandoori Lambchop Sent to Space:



Meanwhile, a similar thing has been done by the group of DesignSpark just in September. But instead of a lambchop, they made use of a Superman Action figure. This projectile into space seems like a thing in UK. Just like the lambchop business, they made use of a Weather Balloon filled with Hydrogen gas. Superman was launched in Ross on Wye near Wales. The setup was very sophisticated; with 5 trackers installed, it wasn't hard finding where it touched down after its 2.5 hours of journey back and forth to space.

Superman Space Travel:



A great feat had been done by humankind with the success of a 10-year mission of landing a probe in a comet by the European Space Agency (ESA). The Rosetta Mission was deemed successful after it made an historic landing on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on Nov. 12, 2014 after it was first launched into space on March 2 2004. Unfortunately, Philae powered down on short notice unexpectedly with 57 hours of battery life in the comet. While that is heart-breaking, here are some remarkable images captured by Rosetta probe’s instruments in the week of lander module Philae's landing:

Rosetta Mission - Philae Comet Landing First Images:



If Shukla thinks that their idea of sending a lambchop into space is crazy, nothing is crazier than... well... a Russian! Somehow, it's always the crazy antics of Russian men making rounds in the internet. Remember the stereotypes: Germany is weird, Japan the weirdest and Russia is crazy! Here's a video compilation of the deeds of a Russian known as Mustang as he climbs over towers and buildings of sickening height which is pretty daunting to all of us:

Mustang Wanted Compilation #2:



BMX expert Danny Macaskill took on a death-defying ride along the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline in the Isle of Skye in Scotland. While his ride in the Ridge looks scary, the sight is awe-inspiring:

Danny Macaskill - The Ridge:



But then perhaps, nothing is more spectacular than the view of Earth from Space. The film Gravity might have made you dizzy, but this time-lapse footage of Earth viewed at night with the sequence taken on the International Space Station (ISS) via NASA will take your breath away!

All Alone in the Night - Time-lapse footage of the Earth as seen from the ISS:

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