Hobbyist Shoots Earth From Edge of Space With Used Camera From eBay

A typical space shuttle mission flies 200 miles above the earth's surface and returns beautiful pictures on the way, but it involves 1,500 people, puts six or seven astronauts at risk and costs, depending on who's doing the counting, close to half a billion dollars. Robert Harrison got some pretty good pictures too. He did it with a weather balloon, a used digital camera he picked up on eBay and some duct tape. "I thought I was going to get some nice pictures," said Harrison, a computer...Full Story
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