Weird News Gender Reveal in Space: Couple Goes Above and Beyond to Make Announcement

18:50  04 december  2017
18:50  04 december  2017 Source:   Inside Edition

Russian Astronaut Says Extraterrestrial Bacteria Found On International Space Station

  Russian Astronaut Says Extraterrestrial Bacteria Found On International Space Station Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov said the bacteria on the International Space Station did not appear to be from Earth.Astronauts swabbed the surface of the ISS during spacewalks, Shkaplerov said. The cotton swabs were particularly focused on areas were fuel waste accumulated or surfaces of the ISS that were more obscure. The samples were subsequently sent back to Earth for analyzation.

Defaults. Done. Playing Couple Does Baby Gender Reveal in Outer Space . The pair enlisted the help of a local high school group, which regularly launches weather balloons, to send one up, along with GoPro cameras, to make the happy announcement .

Brittni faced up to 20 years, but the jury, which determined her prison time, sentenced her to five years. Johnston said, "It's going to tear up her family." Gender Reveal in Space : Couple Goes Above and Beyond to Make Announcement .

Gender Reveal in Space: Couple Goes Above and Beyond to Make Announcement © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Gender Reveal in Space: Couple Goes Above and Beyond to Make Announcement

A West Virginia couple’s gender reveal was out of this world – literally. 

Lance Patrick and Ashley Blankenship launched a balloon into space to announce the gender of their child to their friends in a video shared by Caters News.

The pair enlisted the help of a local high school group, which regularly launches weather balloons, to send one up, along with GoPro cameras, to make the happy announcement.

“I had always wanted to send something up to the edge of space so this seemed natural when you’re excited and want to tell the world,” Patrick told InsideEdition.com. “I pitched the idea to Ashley and since we wanted to do something completely different than anything we’d seen, she agreed to let me be a big kid and have fun with it.”

Ivanka Trump: From selling tea to becoming PM, Narendra Modi showed transformational change is possible

  Ivanka Trump: From selling tea to becoming PM, Narendra Modi showed transformational change is possible Ivanka Trump: From selling tea to becoming PM, Narendra Modi showed transformational change is possibleModi inaugurated the summit themed “Women First, Prosperity for All” at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) at 4 pm in the presence of Ivanka, who is leading the US delegation. They were greeted by a robot ‘Mitra’, made by Bengaluru-based Invento Robotics headed by Balaji Vishwanathan.

A West Virginia couple ’s gender reveal was out of this world – literally. Baby Kangaroo Emerges From Mom's Pouch for First Time, Wants to Go Right Back In.

A West Virginia couple ’s gender reveal was out of this world – literally. He can say his stuffed animal went to space ." Patrick, 40, wanted to make the moment extra special by launching the balloon on the 20th anniversary of his father's death.

A parachute attached to the weather balloon read “It’s a boy! Tesla Curtis,” once it opened, 108,000 feet above the ground.

“It actually took a few months to plan from printing on parachute fabric, sewing it into parachute, printing launch pad, scheduling, and editing final footage. But the actual launch and recovery happened on the same day.”

They also added a toy monkey dressed in a space suit and launched him into space along with the balloon.

“We put a stuffed animal ‘Spunk the Space Monkey’ in a little astronaut outfit. This is a gift for our son. He can say his stuffed animal went to space."

Patrick, 40, wanted to make the moment extra special by launching the balloon on the 20th anniversary of his father's death.

“We would have been excited at the reveal either way, but it was nice having a boy to connect with some of the emotions my late father might have experienced way back when having a little boy named Lance,” Patrick said.

Patrick said their friends loved the announcement.

“Everyone who saw the video freaked out and kept watching it over and over and over. They just went crazy,” Patrick said. 

The couple’s baby boy, Tesla, is due on Dec 7.

Watch Live: NASA Will Finally Reveal Mysterious New Kepler Mission and Google Joint Discovery .
The news is under tight wraps, but spoiler alert: It's definitely not Nibiru.The agency has kept its cards close to the chest, but has said, "The discovery was made by researchers using machine learning from Google.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!