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NASA watch out. A Spanish team of teenagers and their teacher have successfully launched a helium filled weather balloon into the edge of space with photographic camera attached delivering amazing collection of photo's.

The team calls themselves Meteotek08 and are from the IES La Bisbal school based in Catalonia, Spain.

Meteotek08's balloon rose to a height of 20 miles above the Earth before deflating and returning to Earth at a location 10kms away from where it was launched. The equipment was then recovered and photo's extracted.

Preparing for Launch

Above the Clouds

Edge of Space

Coming Back Down

The Meteotek08 team consists of: Gerard Marull Paretas, Sergi Saballs Vila, Marta Gasull Morcillo and Jaume Puigmiquel Casamort

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