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As part of their kickstarter, Dexter Industries promised to launch a BrickPi to near-space. Well, they did. Here are pictures...

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152082958198839.1073741828.186710693838&type=1&l=6d76f5a4e3

I have a Raspberry Pi and the BrickPi addon kit but I don't think I want to sacrifice mine. They recovered but there's no guarantee you will.

More on the "space program" :)

http://www.dexterindustries.com/BrickPi/design/space-program/

This seems the closest fit topically, mods feel free to move it or tell me it's completely out of bounds.
« Last Edit: 12/19/2013 02:52 PM by Lar »
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