Let me introduce myself...


My name is Buzz. I’m the first bear from Pool Academy to travel up to the edge of space.

I couldn’t believe my luck when I heard I had been chosen to be part of Project Infinity.

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On May 12 I was strapped onto a helium balloon and launched 20 miles up into the air. My mission was to take photographs and video footage of earth from space and I managed to get some great shots.

It was such an amazing feeling floating all the way up there. It was cold and very high and I did feel a little bit nervous.

But then the balloon carrying me popped and I spiralled back down to the ground. My whole life flashed before my eyes!

When I crashed into the sea near Bude I thought I was done for. I floated around on the waves in the cold Cornish sea.

Eventually I was washed to shore and a kind lady rescued me and brought me home to Pool Academy.

I thought that was the end of my adventures and I was so pleased to be back home in the warm.

But it wasn’t the end. In fact, it was only the beginning…

It turns out my adventure into space was actually quite exciting for everyone and I was being talked about on the radio, on BBC and ITV!

I was also invited to make celebrity appearances. Who would have guessed a little bear like me, who lives under a computer screen in the IT Support office, would become such a star?

Well after a little rest I am now raring to go and I can’t wait to get out and about again.

Read my blog to see what adventures I get up to next.


Buzz xx


Christiana Richardson