Russian cosmonauts Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy will undertake a spacewalk beginning at 9:10AM EST today to install cameras on the outside of the ISS for the UrtheCast streaming ISS imagery service. Live coverage begins at 8:30AM, and you can watch them float through space right here.
UrtheCast is a web service that allows you to watch the Earth live from the cameras that will be installed on the ISS. Here’s what the service is all about:
UrtheCast’s two cameras will stream unprecedented footage of our evolving Earth to anyone with an internet connection. In near real time, you will be able to visit your favourite locales and learn about current events as they unfold.
- NASA’s Robonaut is a terrifying Doctor Octonaut
- A Mars colony may be built out of bacteria and astronaut pee
- Japan wants to clean our space mess with a giant magnetic net