Pi-powered Teddy Bear

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A teddy bear driven by a Raspberry Pi and flies to 39 km above an English village before returning to earth by parachute. Babbage the Bear carried cameras recording the leap, flew higher (just) than Felix Baumgartner’s famous leap last year, and was done and back home for around £300. Gareth meets mission designer, hobbyist Dave Akerman, at ground control.

(Photo credit: Babbage the Bear © Dave Akerman)

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