Description: Imagine being able to see streaming images from space in nearly real-time. That is what this Canadian company is planning to do starting early 2014 and they’re hoping for a viral effect.
Date: July 30, 2013
A Vancouver company wants to give people a taste of the feeling astronauts have when they look down at Earth. Urthecast plans to start streaming near-real-time video of the Earth from two cameras mounted on the International Space Station in early 2014. Read Rest of Story.
Questions for discussion:
1. Is this something you would be interested in viewing on a regular basis or just a one-time look?
2. How do you think this will affect Canada’s place on the world stage as far as international technology advancements go?