UrtheCast 1 [NASA]
UrtheCast 1 is an earth observation payload attached to the ISS.
The first UrtheCast payload consists of two camera systems:
The cameras interface with the data handling electronics, built by MDA in Vancouver, Canada, which pass the data through the ISS systems down to the ground where Urthecast make the images available for streaming to their customers and to the public.
|Type / Application:||Earth observation|
|Configuration:||Payload mounted on ISS|
|Power:||provided by ISS|
|Orbit:||400 km × 400 km, 51.6° (typical)|
|UrtheCast 1||N/A||25.11.2013||Ba LC-31/6||Soyuz-U||with Progress-M 21M|
Further ISS missions: ISS complex