What would you do for free tickets to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere? Check this out.
Project Helium Tears wanted to go to the film’s premiere so much that they sent a model X-wing into space in just for a chance to score some tickets.
The video below was made by Project Helium Tears, a two-person group from Essex, UK that works with weather balloons at the edge of space. So they figured they’d attach a model X-wing to one of their balloons and film it, you know for science (and a chance at freebies)!
Their message to JJ Abrams; “We know you like practical effects and shooting in real locations, and we really love that there are X-wings in the new film.”
The BBC estimates the effort cost the duo around £1,200
I wonder if they’ll get tickets to the big show?