UrtheCast Releases First Images of Canada from Space

Posted by Rob Lewis

The above image of Winnipeg was captured on July 3, 2014 at 12:32:31 local time by UrtheCast's multi-spectral camera (named Theia) aboard the International Space Station.

This is the first image of Canada to be released and UrtheCast has shared it exclusively with Techvibes.

UrtheCast has been slowly releasing images from across the earth with their First Light series. Check UrtheCast's website later today to see more of Winnipeg from space.

The Canadian company this year earned recognition at the BC Technology Impact Awards as "Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology and last year was named one of the country's hottest innovative companies by the Canadian Innovation Exchange.

Company:
UrtheCast
Website:
http://www.urthecast.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

UrtheCast was created around a unique vision: to provide the world’s first ever, near real-time HD video feed of Earth from space. Working in an exclusive relationship with the Russian Aerospace giant RSC Energia, UrtheCast has built, launched, installed, and will soon be operating two cameras on the Russian module of the International Space Station. Starting in 2014, video of the Earth collected by our cameras... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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