An Ontario man may have been channeling Captain Kirk and Peter Pan when he staged the launch of a model spacecraft last month using a weather balloon.
Trekkie Steve Schnier posted a video to YouTube showing a model of the U.S.S. Enterprise he built and launched on an interplanetary mission in search of extra-terrestrial civilizations. Or at least, in the hopes of reaching the nearby town of Innisfil.
Operation Ultimate Cool launched from Stayner, Ont., on April 28, according to the video.
[ YouTube Video: Operation Ultimate Cool ]
Still, the footage shows the small spacecraft ascending way up into the sky and cruising with a spectacular view of the Earth from above.
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