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Last Updated: Friday December 05 2008 15:45 GMT

In pictures: Teddy Bears take space trip

Children take part in a science experiment

These children are getting ready to take part in an amazing science experiment. Check out the outfits the teddy bears are wearing for a clue to what might happen next...

Teddy bears head up into in space

Yep - those are space suits, and these teddy bears are heading somewhere far, far away. The children worked with Cambridge University students to send them into space.

Teddy bears in space

The bears made it 30,000 metres above the earth, with just a helium balloon to take them there. The experiment was designed to help get children more interested in science.