Heres an entry into the coolest dad contest. I find it surprising that he risked his sons favorite toy. The animations were a real nice touch to a great video.
“On Aug 24th 2012 we sent my son’s favorite train “Stanley” to space in a weather balloon with a HD camera and an old cell phone for GPS. He was recovered 27 miles away in a corn field and we got some great footage of the trip. This video documents the journey from liftoff to landing.”