New Space and Tech

Hacked Cameras Ride Balloon To The Edge of Space

By Keith Cowing
April 8, 2013
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The Pacific Star Project recently launched a balloon with several digital cameras bought on eBay that were controlled by a hacked script and packaged inside a homemade insulated payload container. The cameras made it to an altitude of 24 miles where they took some amazing photos.

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