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UrtheCast Features First Light Images At GEOINT 2013

This week, UrtheCast will be making its first appearance at the largest geospatial event in the U.S. — the annual GEOINT Symposium. Running from April 14 to 17th in Tampa, FL, the conference will welcome geospatial intelligence attendees from across the globe. For those headed to the conference, be sure to visit booth #5061 to view UrtheCast’s first light [...]

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UrtheCast’s First Release Of Earth Imagery From Space

  VANCOUVER, April 3, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) is extremely pleased to announce its first release of Earth imagery, captured by UrtheCast’s medium-resolution camera (MRC) onboard the International Space Station (ISS). “This is a pivotal moment for the company and for everyone who’s been a part of the vision that [...]

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UrtheCast Reports Fourth Quarter And 2013 Annual Financial Results

VANCOUVER, March 27, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its financial results for the three and twelve months ending on December 31, 2013. Recent highlights Include: The Company launched its cameras aboard the Progress 53P cargo ship from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome. Travelling aboard a Soyuz rocket, our two [...]

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UrtheCast Signs Six New Distributors

VANCOUVER, Feb. 27, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has signed six new data distributors for its high-resolution Earth video and imagery. This Ultra HD color video and medium-resolution imagery will be captured from UrtheCast’s two cameras ― a 1-meter class, full color video camera and a [...]

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UrtheCast Cameras Successfully Pass Initial Functional Tests

VANCOUVER, February 18, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or “the Company”) is extremely pleased to announce that its two Earth sensing cameras — a High Resolution Camera (HRC) that will produce 1-meter class, full color videos, and a Medium Resolution Camera (MRC) that will produce 6-meter class, 50-km wide swaths of imagery — have successfully [...]

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The UrtheCast Educational Outreach Award For The Canadian Satellite Design Challenge

UrtheCast is pleased to announce that it will sponsor a newly-established Educational Outreach Award for the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge (CSDC). The Canadian Satellite Design Challenge (CSDC) is a Canada-wide competition for teams of university students to design and build a small operational science research satellite known as a ‘3U-cubesat’ or ‘triple-cubesat’. These satellite measure [...]

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UrtheCast Cameras Successfully Installed On International Space Station

VANCOUVER, Jan. 28, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or “the Company”) is very pleased to announce that its two earth imaging cameras have been successfully installed on the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS). Contrary to the online broadcast of the installation, the telemetry was received by Mission Control Central nearMoscow.  During the installation, we [...]

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UrtheCast Announces Closing Of Over-Allotment Option In Full

THIS NEWS RELEASE IS INTENDED FOR DISTRIBUTION IN CANADA ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. VANCOUVER, January 16, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) announced today that the syndicate of underwriters led by Clarus Securities Inc., and including Cormark Securities [...]

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VIDEO: How UrtheCast’s Cameras Will Capture The World

UrtheCast’s engineers have created another handy animation to demonstrate how our cameras will image Earth from the International Space Station. While you’re done watching, add this date and time to your calendar — UrtheCast’s cameras are officially scheduled for installation on Jan. 27, 2014, 2:30 p.m. GMT.    

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UrtheCast Confirms Camera Installation Date

VANCOUVER, January 13, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (‘UrtheCast or ‘the Company’) is pleased to announce that its two Earth imaging cameras have been scheduled for installation aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Jan. 27, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. GMT. “With the ISS cabling issue now resolved, we expect that the second spacewalk will [...]

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