Robot sent into near space by school
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'Peaky' robot sent into near space by schoolchildren

A robot has been sent into near space by a group of schoolchildren.

"Peaky" - named after astronaut Tim Peake - was launched by pupils at Roysia Middle School in Royston, Hertfordshire, on Friday.

His mission is to teach children about space science and programming.

Peaky came back safely to land later in the afternoon, near Boston in Lincolnshire.

  • 21 Jan 2017