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« on: September 29, 2010, 08:45:30 PM »


Luke Geissbuhler and his family attached an HD camera to a weather balloon and sent it skywards. On its 100,000-foot odyssey, it captured some incredible footage and landed safely back on Earth.



Pretty cool stuff.
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« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2010, 08:55:25 PM »

Awesome, thanks for sharing!  I wish I would have thought of it!
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« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2010, 10:14:20 PM »

You'd think it would frost up.
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« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2010, 10:34:15 AM »

Quote from: Daehawk on September 29, 2010, 10:14:20 PM

You'd think it would frost up.

He put hand warmers in it, the kind you break the stick and that activates them.  That must have been enough.
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« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2010, 12:08:03 PM »

That was phenomenal.
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« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2010, 02:11:13 PM »

Quote from: Bullwinkle on September 30, 2010, 12:08:03 PM

That was phenomenal.

this.
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« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2010, 04:51:11 PM »

Didn't someone in the UK do this last year too? I seem to remember seeing something similar and reading NASA wanted to contact him.

Pretty cool stuff.
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« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2010, 08:13:57 PM »

Very cool.   
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« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2010, 05:30:56 AM »

Quote from: Kagath on October 01, 2010, 04:51:11 PM

Didn't someone in the UK do this last year too? I seem to remember seeing something similar and reading NASA wanted to contact him.

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« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2010, 05:45:37 AM »

Quote from: Kurt Stevens on October 02, 2010, 08:13:57 PM

Very cool.   

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