Want to see what your home looks like from the International Space Station on any given day? A Vancouver-based company will soon be giving the public the opportunity to get that view. “We can give that image of Earth that astronauts have right now and stream it over the web,” said Scott Larson, CEO of [...]
A trip by the Olympic torch to the International Space Station has forced a Vancouver-based company to delay its plans to install two cameras on the orbiting space lab. Scott Larson, the CEO of UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR), originally planned to send the cameras — one that shoots photos and the other video — to the [...]
UrtheCast one of four recent Canadian tech IPOs helping to raise hopes for sector’s resurgence. A Vancouver company that plans to stream video of Earth from space is among the first Canadian high-tech companies to go public since Vancouver’s Avigilon Corp. (TSX:AVO) in 2011. UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) went public June 27 through a reverse takeover [...]
UrtheCast Corp., the Canadian firm preparing to offer high-definition video imagery from the international space station, announced July 9 that its two cameras are scheduled to launch Nov. 21 on a Russian Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
VANCOUVER, July 9, 2013 /CNW/ – UrtheCast Corp. (‘UrtheCast’) announces today that the Russian ISS Program has confirmed that UrtheCast’s two Earth monitoring cameras are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station (ISS) on November 20, 2013 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket, along with a payload of space station supplies. “Finalized placement on [...]
A technology company, based in Vancouver and Calgary, working on the world’s first near-live HD video feed of Earth from space, says its two cameras are scheduled to fly to the International Space Station on November 20.