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VANCOUVER, Oct. 28, 2013 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (‘UrtheCast’ or ‘the Company’) is pleased to announce that both cameras — one high-resolution and one medium-resolution — have been shipped from Moscow, Russia, and are en route to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Together, the two cameras passed their second and final Acceptance Testing (AT-2) at the [...]

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(VIDEO) UrtheCast Space Camera Zoom & ISS Fly-by

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

As you may already know, on Nov. 20, UrtheCast’s two cameras are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station where they will be installed on the Zvezda module of the Russian segment. And if a picture is worth a thousand words, this animation should give you a far better idea of where the cameras [...]

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VANCOUVER, September 12, 2013 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX: UR) (UrtheCast) is pleased to announce that the company’s High-Resolution Camera (HRC) has passed its first Acceptance Test (AT-1), allowing for the camera to be shipped from Rutherford Appleton Laboratories (RAL Space) in the United Kingdom, to S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation (Energia) in Russia.

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Space Tests: UrtheCast Cameras Prepare for Flight

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

Blasting through five layers of the Earth’s atmosphere takes its toll, and marks only the beginning of a trek that will take the UrtheCast cameras, Iris and her partner, to the International Space Station. Once beyond our atmosphere and into outer space, Iris will hurtle around the globe at speeds of about 28,000 km/hr, 400 [...]

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UrtheCast Camera Names

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

Your name has a place in the stars”. We’ve invited people all over the world to submit a name that they thought best suited the camera that is going on the International Space Station and streaming live HD video of earth, from space. With the contest nearing the end, we thought that we’d share some of the names that have been submitted so far in hopes that it will help more people feel inspired to put their creativity to amazing use.

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