When NASA call you and ask you how you have taken picture of Earth and you reply with using a £50 digital camera from the high street, duck tape and a balloon they must be impressed. Robert Harrison’s mission cost £500 compared to NASA’s £300 million for similar photos. No wonder Obama is cutting NASA’s budget!
Check out this link for a video of more info on the mission and spectaluar photos. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8588156.stm