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Coming Soon: Free Streaming Video Of Our Planet, From Space

At this moment, dozens of government satellites are taking high-resolution pictures of the planet. But citizens get only limited services such as Google Earth, which provides imagery that’s sometimes 10 years old. This fall, however, the Canada-based company UrtheCast (in partnership with the Russian space agency) will install two cameras on the International Space Station (ISS) that will continuously capture still images and high-resolution video and upload them to a free public database online, where the curious can study their yards and the entrepreneurial can obtain needed data….

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UrtheCast Announces the Completion of Reverse Takeover Transaction and Private Placement

VANCOUVER, June 24, 2013 /CNW/ – UrtheCast Corp. (the “Company“, formerly Longford Energy Inc.) is pleased to announce the completion of a reverse takeover transaction (the “Transaction“) between Earth Video Camera Inc. (operating as UrtheCast) (“EVC“) and the Company pursuant to which the Company acquired all of the issued and outstanding class “A” common shares of EVC [...]