Balloon carries Canon camera to edge of space

The Balloon Experiments with Amateur Radio (BEAR) project has launched a Canon HD video camera to the edge of space using a high-altitude balloon. The resultant video is posted below and shows the ascent of the camera from a launch site in Canada in August 2009 with stunning visuals captured at the height of the ascent before the balloon was lost.

More information on the project and how the camera and balloon were prepared can be found on the BEAR-4 website.

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