Monday, September 27, 2010

How much does it cost to get a video camera into space?

The "2010 Brooklyn Space Program" launched a camera attached to a weather balloon that rose into the upper stratosphere and recorded the blackness of space. It came back to earth only 30 miles from the launch site, in about and hour and a half...

Some ubiquitous, simple artifacts that seem normal to us now in the midst of this technological revolution, pieced together can do things far beyond what you'd ever dream.


Best news this month.

Homemade Spacecraft from Luke Geissbuhler on Vimeo.




  1. Whoa. They can do that? Just send a video cam into space with the use of a weather balloon? Unbelievable! :o