Believe it or not, it’s possible to take high quality photos of near-space using parts for under $150.Â It’s been done by a group of MIT students and hobbists and you can do it too.Â Typically this is done by simply lifting a camera as high as possible using a weather balloon until it pops.Â If space is a little too high for your tastes, learn the spectacular art of kite photography to capture incredible DIY photography shots.
- Camera or cell phone Cam
- Picture taking mechanism
- Weather balloon
- GPS tracking (to find it when it lands)