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Atmospheric photos from Project Icarus

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Atmospheric photos from Project Icarus

 

Attaching a camera to a helium-filled balloon, a group of students from MIT recently managed to get some pretty decent photographs of our beautiful planet from an estimated 93000 feet up. Nothing remarkable there you might say - high altitude balloon...

The balloon took roughly four hours to rise the estimated 17.5 miles into the upper stratosphere before popping and taking just 40 minutes to return. The Canon A470 payload continuously snapped the whole magnificent journey, as evidenced in the gallery

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