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By Padmini Harchandrai,CNBC
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While Google Earth does a fantastic job at giving us Earthlings a view of our street and house from outer space, a new startup is teaming up with the International Space Station to, well, make you feel as if you’re on the International Space Station. The startup will utilize HD cameras mounted on ISS to stream video in almost real time of the earth, 24/7. According to Mashable, the cameras are currently being built and will be shipped off to Russia, where the Russian Federal Space Agency will handle the deployment of the devices into space. The entire system should be up and running by early next year. This is the first time that the earth is being filmed and regular citizens can watch the video. Read more.