Inventor sends smartphones and fireworks into the stratosphere


He built a bike with wheels of ice. He created a metal suit that can withstand fireworks. So what does amateur inventor Colin Furze have in store this time?

He sent 12 balloons up into the air, each carrying between two and four HTC smartphones, which were set to record the experience. They reached higher than 100,000 feet, according to Furze. That means they made it into the Earth’s stratosphere, or the second layer of atmosphere.

So we may now have what very well may be the first phone camera footage taken from an altitude above 100,000 feet. …

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Via: Mashable: Gadgets

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