1. A group of employees from the second-screen app Tvtag sent everyone’s favorite meth cook into space.
Johnny Galbraith, marketing director for Tvtag, explained that the decision to launch Walter into space came about at a company hackathon when the non-tech employees wanted something to do.
2. “TV characters are pretty cool, but it’d be cooler to see them in space,” Galbraith told BuzzFeed.
The company held a poll, and 6,000 voters decided that Breaking Bad’s Walter White would reach the heavens, narrowly beating out runner-up Daryl Dixon from The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen.