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Taking on the sky with high-altitude balloons (pictures)

A group of high-altitude balloon enthusiasts from Stanford successfully captured what they think is the first-ever photo of a balloon, the horizon, and space -- from above. And they were under budget. CNET was on hand to see how it worked.

19 Images By April 24, 2014

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The sky's the limit with global high-altitude balloon challenge

Teams from around the world will send balloons up to 100,000 feet or more, testing the limits of the creativity, and their engineering ingenuity.

By January 31, 2014

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Plasma TV altitude: How high can they go?

Because of how they work, plasma TVs don't handle high altitudes well. But how high is too high?

By February 20, 2013

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High-altitude work flourishes at NASA (photos)

At the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, NASA is working on scientific high-altitude rockets and balloons.

25 Images June 25, 2010

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NASA tests super-high-altitude balloon

Project is designed to allow research at more than 100,000 feet, as much as three times higher than commercial airliners fly.

By January 8, 2009

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LaserWriter 12/640 print problem at high altitudes

LaserWriter 12/640 print problem at high altitudes

By July 23, 1997

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Aiming sky high in global balloon challenge

A team of Stanford students did something they think no one ever has before -- take a photograph of a high-altitude balloon from one even higher. And that might be enough to come out on top in the Global Space Balloon Challenge.

By April 24, 2014

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DJI Phantom Vision, Vision+ drones get app support for autonomous flight paths

An update to DJI's iOS and Android app now allows you to drop GPS waypoints, among other things, so you can concentrate on your video and photos instead of flying.

By June 24, 2014

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Google reportedly plans to spend $1B on Internet satellites

The Web giant plans to deploy 180 small satellites that would provide Internet access to underserved regions of the globe, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.

By June 1, 2014

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The fastest rocket ever built is up for auction

An historic HFL Kholod Mach 6.47 scramjet jointly developed by NASA and CIAM -- the fastest rocket ever built -- is going under the hammer in September.

By July 21, 2014