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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.


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