View Full Version : Reaching Near Space For Less Than $150

2009-Sep-21, 10:10 PM
A group of MIT students have launched a low-budget satellite to near space, taking images of the curvature of Earth and the blackness of space. Their approach was to use low tech, off the shelf equipment, which included a Styrofoam beer cooler, a camera from eBay, open source software and an inexpensive helium balloon [...]

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2009-Sep-21, 10:31 PM
Nice job guys!