Photographing the Grand Canyon from Space

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Photographer John Flaig outfits weather balloons with cameras to capture the Grand Canyon from 90,000 feet. That's more than three times the height of Mount Everest and above 99% of the earth's atmosphere. From this vantage point, John shoots ethereal photos rich in color. Watch this National Geographic video to learn how he sends the cameras up and how he retrieves them.

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