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VIDEO: 16-year-old Girl Uses Near-Space Probe to Apply to MIT

It’s Getting Competitive Out There

This college application will make you happy. Erin King, 16, of Columbus, Georgia, launched a near-space probe, with camera and GPS, as her application for early admission to MIT’s Class of 2016. The flight reached over 96,000 feet and took more than two hours.

MIT’16 EA Tube goes to Near Space!

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