The answer apparently is yes, yes you can.
It's the kind of science project that people dream about but in a launch from Houston (in Renfrewshire) it was made a reality in which a Tunnock's Teacake into space.
Posting the live video onto Facebook the Science Centre wrote: "Terry The Teacake has finished his training. It’s time for Science Sam to send him out of this world.
"We launch from Houston (Renfrewshire) as we seek the answer to the big question on Scotland’s lips…
"CAN YOU SEND A TEACAKE INTO SPACE? Watch now and find out!"
And, apparently you can if their incredible live video is anything to go by!