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When Ronnie Doyle turned 14 recently, his grandfather bought him an unorthodox birthday gift. By making a donation to a crowd-funded science group called Earth To Sky Calculus, he gave his grandson the opportunity to shoot a small object into “a realm often called ‘the edge of space,’” documenting the whole thing with a video. Doyle could pick anything “smaller than a lunchbox,” he told Kotaku, and decided on one of his prized possessions: his copy of Nintendo’s 1995 Super Nintendo RPG.
“The process of sending the game is very frightening,” Doyle said in an email. “This is a $200 game that has a big risk of not coming back in one piece. The cartridge was drilled into both sides to ensure it had a safe flight, but I decided to take that risk.”
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