'Space pictures' on a budget

Amateur photographer using $75 camera and balloon catches Nasa's interest.

    The worlds' most powerful nations have spent billions of dollars getting into space.

    But a man in northern England has done the same thing - for just a few hundred dollars.

    The amateur photographer has captured breathtaking pictures of the earth from high in the atmosphere using a $75 camera attached to a weather balloon.

    Andrew Potter reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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