How you can help a MN native go to space

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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - A student from Mahtomedi is trying to get his chance to fly into space, and you can help.

Jake Rohrig went to the University of Wisconsin, Madison to pursue a degree in its Astronautical Engineering program.

Now he's part of a global competition to be sent into space.

He's currently in 22nd place.

The two people with the most votes, by midnight on April 27 will be flown to space camp in Florida.

Then the winner will have a chance to hop aboard a space-flight with private company, Space X.

You can visit the program's website to vote for Jake.

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