Derek the teddy sends pictures from space

Pictures have been beamed back to Earth from Derek the teddy bear. Derek, attached to a helium balloon, was launched from the New Forest by students. Derek's balloon popped, but his parachute opened and he floated down safely. Pictures are from his onboard camera.

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Teddy enters the space race

Derek the teddy bear has entered the space race, by blasting off into the stratosphere.