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'Space pictures' on a budget
Amateur photographer using $75 camera and balloon catches Nasa's interest.
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2010 06:37 GMT

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.

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