Photos: Students take unique view of planet for $150

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The module is retrieved

The module is retrieved

Although the vehicle's mobile phone lost reception soon after launch, the phone regained reception and managed to text its location before landing. That was lucky, as the phone's external antenna got stuck in the ground when it touched down and could not be used.

The team found their payload in one piece in undeveloped land 32 kilometres from their launch site.

(Image: 1337arts.com/Oliver Yeh/Justin Lee)

 

Earlier this year, a team of Spanish students launched a balloon into space for €1000 . Now a team from MIT has accomplished a similar feat for $150
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