homemade weather baloon

Balloon v1.0.
Jim Meehan built and launched a high altitude baloon running Linux with wireless (packet radio) connectivity, GPS, and a digital camera. The technical details of how it worked, and the hunt to track and recover it, are really not-to-be-missed nerd-porn. But the aerial photos are pretty swell too...
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  1. insomnia says:

    I thought you might find this interesting. The Democrats have a new fundraising database that they think might help even the battle against Republican fundraisers. They're calling the new database Demzilla... (Shouldn't it really be Repzilla?!)