Holy smokes! You don't see something like this every day.
A mighty little quadcopter armed with a GoPro has captured rare footage of a raging volcano, and it's jaw-dropping. The video features Mount Bardarbunga, Iceland's second highest mountain, as it was erupting on Sept. 20. Just check it out below:
Cheng, the director of aerial imaging at drone camera company DJI, sat down with HuffPost Live host Alyona Minkovski on Thursday to explain what it took to capture the incredible video.
"As we got close you could see this plume of smoke and ash coming from the volcano," he said. "We brought the drone so close that the camera on the GoPro melted and stopped working."
Check out the interview at the top of the post, or catch the full HuffPost Live conversation here.
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