How to get to orbit the Earth directly from the yard?
Resourceful guys were able to obtain images from Earth orbit with the help of a hot air balloon and ingenuity!
19-year-old student from the UK Kadvort Adam and his friend took a picture of the Earth with the help of b / a camera bought on eBay, and a home-made device with a GPS-transmitter, a small video camera, microprocessor and several solar panels. In this invention it took him 40 hours. Adam put the camera in a box isolated on a gel and sent the ball into the sky to a height of 20 miles (about 33,000 meters). After the photos were taken, GPS navigator to help determine the location of the camera touchdown. "Many people think that for such events need millions of pounds, but I proved that you can make an amazing photo of the Earth with a budget of just 200 pounds," - said the publication Kadvort Telegraph.