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stratosphere

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Bonsai and bouquet photographed in the stratosphere

A Japanese artist takes his love of botanicals and space to new heights by launching and photographing his work with our planet as the backdrop.

By July 28, 2014

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Stratospheric bid grabs Apollo joystick at auction

Also sold: Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 glove and a backpack strap carried during both of Charles Conrad's Apollo 12 moonwalks.

By May 23, 2014

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LG sends G2 smartphone into the stratosphere

With a weather balloon and a G2, LG has created a video showing off the smartphone's 13-megapixel camera from 30km high.

By September 8, 2013

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Diamond Ecstasy iPhone 6 could top $3.5 million in bling

A limited-edition bedazzled iPhone 6 from Goldgenie can be customized with an insane level of gold and gemstones.

By February 9, 2015

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The ultimate iPhone 6 drop test... from space

One of Apple's latest froze up on its way up to the stratosphere, but you'll want to see if it broke up when it came back down.

By January 15, 2015

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Mercedes-Maybach S600

Mercedes wisely resurrects a dud by bringing down a bit from the stratosphere.

By November 19, 2014

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Google, France space agency partner up on Project Loon

France will contribute its expertise in balloon technology, while Google will assist the space agency with long-term balloon campaigns.

By December 12, 2014

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Google to test its Project Loon balloons over Australia

Can Google's high-orbit, high-tech balloons provide Internet access to remote areas? The company will conduct its latest Project Loon test above Australia.

By November 17, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors

Lockheed Martin claims they've made a breakthrough in fusion technology, and may be able to build a fusion reactor the size of a shipping container someday. It's decades away from becoming a reality (if it even happens at all), but we're still intrigued by the concept.

By October 20, 2014

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Have your ashes dropped from near space to return as snow

A new company called Mesoloft will rocket your ashes to near space, where they will likely traverse the globe before becoming the seeds of raindrops and snowflakes.

By October 17, 2014