‘Lost’ Camera Records Stunning Footage From Edge Of Space

SCIENCE A GoPro camera lost after being launched in a weather balloon two years ago has been recovered, and it has some incredible footage of the Grand Canyon as seen from the edge of space. (Huffington Post) Launch your own out-of-this-world photos with kiteography! Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas The footage from the edge … Continue reading ‘Lost’ Camera Records Stunning Footage From Edge Of Space

The Aerial Alphabet

I have always enjoyed looking at aerial photography. It is fascinating how the world we live in can seem so different when viewed from above. A building, for instance, is experienced internally as a series of rooms and hallways- – but look at the same structure on Google Maps and it takes on a whole new form.

Rhett Dashwood took this concept to a whole new level when he decided to use Google Maps to explore the Australian state of Victoria. The 32-year-old graphic designer set out on a mission to create an “alphabet” composed entirely of aerial photographs of natural and man-made features that bare resemblance to the Roman alphabet. His only rules: no manipulating the images in any way–meaning no “photo-shopping,” and no rotating.


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