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WCNC Charlotte sends cameras into space

Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:23 pm
by Baylink
Why? Because they could:
WCNC, the Charlotte NBC affiliate, put some consumer grade sports cameras inside a lunchbox, tied it to a helium filled balloon and launched it into the atmosphere, just because they could.
http://www.mediabistro.com/tvspy/video- ... ace_b80058

Re: WCNC Charlotte sends cameras into space

Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:10 pm
by Deep Thought
They're a little late to this party...

http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/sc ... r_camilla/

Among many others.

(how is this broadcast engineering news?)

Re: WCNC Charlotte sends cameras into space

Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 3:47 pm
by NECRAT
Deep Thought wrote:
(how is this broadcast engineering news?)
It's not, and it's been moved.