Skip to comments.Watch Spacewalkers Friday As They Install Earth Livestream Camera On Station
Posted on 12/26/2013 11:33:36 PM PST by BenLurkin
For all you Earth observation geeks out there, we have some good news two Russian astronauts are going to install a camera on Friday (Dec. 27) that will beam live images of Earth back to your browser.
The UrtheCast camera is the headline task for Expedition 38 astronauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy to perform, on top of installing a foot restraint and doing some equipment swapouts. This spacewalk, by the way, is not related in any way to the two successful contingency ones earlier this week to replace a faulty pump on station.
The spacewalk is supposed to start at 8 a.m. EST (1 p.m. UTC) and will be carried live on NASA Television, which you can view in the media player above or at this alternate link. The spacewalk is scheduled for seven hours, but could be longer or shorter as events arise.
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Al Gore wanted a dedicated mission to take continuous pictures of the Earth.
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