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Toppled by ISIS, Imaged by UrtheCast: Syria’s Temple of Bel 

Confirmed by a UN-led analysis of UrtheCast imagery, one of the most culturally significant pieces of historic architecture in the world has been destroyed by the extremist militant group ISIS. The 2,000 year-old Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria, was demolished in August of 2015, as reported on Aug. 31 by the United Nations Institute for Training and […]

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Budding Scientists Speak to ‘Spaceman’: Back to School for Throwback Thursday

Leaving Home to Find Home It’s not always obvious that space exploration and planet stewardship go hand-in-hand. “Why explore space when there are so many issues on Earth that demand attention?” It’s a question that’s anything but rare. Of course, what propels humanity into space is often a concern for the planet, while the act of space travel itself tends to […]

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UrtheCast Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Click here to read the entire release. “This was a transformative quarter for us”, explained Scott Larson, UrtheCast’s Chief Executive Officer. “The declaration of IOC for the HRC, the release of our First Light videos, the positive reaction to our acquisition of Deimos Imaging, together with the disclosure of our plans for the world’s first […]

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UrtheCast’s New Satellites Provide Big Data

“This is our first step off the Space Station, and an exciting growth opportunity that will help to accelerate our UrtheCast Constellation plans, while populating our platform with powerful content,” explained Scott Larson, UrtheCast Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. “By acquiring the entire Deimos satellite operations, two satellites and two ground stations, we’ve created another substantial […]

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UrtheCast To Acquire Deimos Satellites And Earth Imaging Operations

UrtheCast is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Elecnor, S.A. to acquire the Earth Observation business, Deimos. UrtheCast will soon acquire Deimos ownership, operation of the Deimos-1 and Deimos-2 satellites, and the Deimos global archive of Earth imagery. “This is an incredible acquisition that epitomizes technological and operational synergy,” explained Scott Larson, UrtheCast Co-founder and […]

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UrtheCast Announces World’s First Commercial SAR And Optical 16-Satellite Constellation

VANCOUVER, June 19, 2015 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) today announced plans to build, launch and operate the world’s first fully-integrated, multispectral optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) commercial constellation of Earth Observation satellites (the “Constellation”), to be deployed over multiple launches expected in 2019 and 2020. The Constellation is expected to […]

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London, Boston, Barcelona: The World’s First Full-Color HD Videos Of Earth From Space

Today, UrtheCast released the world’s first, full-color HD videos of Earth, filmed from the International Space Station (ISS) at roughly one-meter resolution. These videos of London, Boston, and Barcelona showcase life on Earth as viewed from the International Space Station, revealing the diverse utility of UrtheCast’s technology. “Today, we are continuing our advancement towards democratizing the […]

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UrtheCast Holds Media Event Prior To Release Of First Earth Videos

UrtheCast is set to unveil its First Light videos to a select, invite-only group of media members in New York City this afternoon, June 16, 2015. Captured from the International Space Station, these videos of London, Barcelona, Boston and São Paulo, give us a revealing look at the powerful tools that UrtheCast is set to release to the public — for planet stewardship, for business, for big data analysis, and for the greater public good — all with the aim of democratizing a very powerful perspective on the planet.

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UrtheCast Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Revenue of $3.3 Million; Working Capital Improved to $24M; Commissioning of HRC Progressing Well VANCOUVER, May 12, 2015 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”), a technology company that is developing the world’s first Ultra HD video platform of Earth from space, today announces financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015. […]

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UrtheCast And Pepsi® Partner To Create An Epic Film Adventure For The New Pepsi® Challenge™

VANCOUVER, May 12, 2015 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) announces that footage captured from its two cameras aboard the International Space Station will be incorporated into a first-of-its-kind short film for the 2015 Pepsi® Challenge™ global campaign. Challenging live production conventions, UrtheCast’s Ultra HD video of worldwide locales will help to make […]

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