3D Printer Maker Sends Stephen Colbert's Head Into Space

August 23, 2011 Updated Aug 23, 2011 at 6:42 PM EDT

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3D Printer Maker Sends Stephen Colbert's Head Into Space

August 23, 2011 Updated Aug 23, 2011 at 6:42 PM EDT

Stephen Colbert has reached new heights. At least a model of the head of The Colbert Report's host has.

3D printer maker MakerBot Industries posted an Internet video Tuesday showing a model of Colbert's head being sent into the stratosphere in a weather balloon.

Watch the video on Mashable.com