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Burgers in the Sky

k2013-04-29-at-10.36.59-AM.jpgKings sent "the first" cheeseburger into "space" yesterday, which is pretty cool. But to nitpick a bit, it only went up about 90,000 feet — about 27.5 kilometers — which is the lower part of the stratosphere (weather balloon territory), while space is generally said to start at 100 kilometers above sea level. And it's the "first" on a cheesy technicality. These Harvard undergrads partnered with b. good to send a hamburger up 30 kilometers last year. [BH]

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