Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
Prof. Holdaway joins a handful of other distinguished business figures and space experts as director of the hotly-tipped startup, and will help guide the company on its way to providing the world’s first HD Earth video stream from the International Space Station (ISS).
“Richard is extremely active in engineering, education, and aeronautics outside of RAL, an organization we’ve worked with throughout the project, and his membership on the board will be invaluable,” says Scott Larson, UrtheCast President and Director. Read more.
Thursday, March 8th, 2012
Like Mars, the moon is being renewed as a go-to place for space exploration — another space race alongside commercial space travel. So, what is the moon hiding beneath its crust that has the world wanting to mine its depths? It’s got a lot to do with water and precious resources.
Did you know that the moon may be able to serve as a giant launch pad for exploration into deep space? Mining the moon could play a major role in launching the human race into outer space.
Monday, February 27th, 2012
VANCOUVER, Feb. 27, 2012 — UrtheCast is pleased to announce that it has taken another giant leap towards launching the world’s first HD video platform of Earth from space, by entering into a contract with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA). As a preeminent provider of electronic solutions, MDA will supply information solutions in support of UrtheCast’s video of Earth from the International Space Station (ISS). Information solutions to be included in this agreement include space data handling hardware (data compression units), which will be integrated into UrtheCast’s two high-definition video cameras. Read more.