How One Man Built His Own Spacesuit - Great Big Story

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Since the age of 8, Cameron Smith has known he was destined for space. He wrote letter after letter to NASA astronauts, and spent countless hours watching and re-watching moon landings on 8mm film. Eventually, he decided to find a way to launch his own space dreams. The archaeologist began to scheme up an unconventional DIY plan: to build his own space suit, ascend in a hot air balloon and test his creation at 63,000 feet—the point at which no human can survive without a pressurized environment. SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb #DIY #Astronaut #Suit This story is a part of our Human Condition series. Come along and let us connect you to some of the most peculiar, stirring, extraordinary, and distinctive people in the world. Got a story idea for us? Shoot us an email at hey [at] GreatBigStory [dot] com Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX Make our acquaintance on Facebook: http://goo.gl/Vn0XIZ Give us a shout on Twitter: http://goo.gl/sY1GLY Come hang with us on Vimeo: http://goo.gl/T0OzjV Visit our world directly: http://www.greatbigstory.com

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