UrtheCast Camera Installation Streamed Live from ISS
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Press release date: January 27, 2014
VANCOUVER – Today, Monday, Jan. 27, beginning at 6:10 a.m. PST (2:10 p.m. GMT), UrtheCast's two Earth imaging cameras will be installed on the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS), with the event streamed live at http://www.urthecast.com/spacewalk.
Cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazansky will perform today's spacewalk to reinstall UrtheCast's cameras, which were installed and removed during a previous spacewalk on Dec. 27, 2013.
Following the installation, UrtheCast will begin calibrating its cameras in preparation for the debut of its Ultra HD video of Earth.
For more information visit http://www.urthecast.com.
About UrtheCast Corp.
UrtheCast Corp. is a Vancouver-based technology company that is developing the world's first Ultra HD video feed of Earth, streamed from space in full color. Working with renowned aerospace partners from across the globe, UrtheCast has built, launched, and expects to install and operate, two cameras on the Russian segment of the ISS. Video and imagery captured by the cameras will be downlinked to ground stations across the planet and displayed on the UrtheCast web platform, or distributed to partners and customers. UrtheCast's cameras will provide high-resolution video and imagery of Earth that will allow for monitoring of the environment, humanitarian relief, social events, agricultural land, etc. Common shares of UrtheCast trade on the TSX as ticker 'UR'.
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