Ordinary Guys Send Picture-Taking Balloon 22.27 Miles High

Behold the view from 117,597 feet, taken on August 11, 2007 by a camera hanging from a helium balloon launched by a group of guys in Alberta, Canada. Called the SABLE-3 (Southern Alberta Balloon Launch Experiment #3), the balloon's small payload box was packed with a Byonics MicroTrak 300 APRS tracking device, a Nikon… »8/24/07 2:00pm8/24/07 2:00pm