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Thin Blue Line (The Earth from Space)

This is a photo stitch from footage obtained by a weather balloon sent up to near space by Chris Rose and Alex Baker. The shot is from around 35km up, and is taken over mainland UK. Balloon was launched on 17th December and had a flight time of 2hrs 50mins. A video of the build and flight is available on Youtube here:

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Taken on January 11, 2011