It's only been a couple of weeks since the 5-megapixel Raspberry Pi camera debuted, and already people are doing incredible things with them. Like, say, sending these home-brew cameras to the edge of space attached to a weather balloon.

This weekend, Dave Akerman sent up a high altitude balloon near Swindon in the UK. Its payload was a foam replica of the Raspberry Pi logo, loaded up with a Raspberry Pi computer and one of the newly released camera modules. The flying Pi was released and floated up to the edges of the atmosphere…

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via Imaging Resource News Page

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