Houston, we are go for live streaming from space

Houston, we are go for live streaming from space

Houston, we are go for live streaming from space

Bad Astronomy
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Feb. 5 2010 7:30 AM

Houston, we are go for live streaming from space

We live in the future.

Don't believe me? Then why not sit back, relax, and watch this live video stream from frakking space.

Phil Plait Phil Plait

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

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That's right: we can now watch video, live, from the International Space Station.

<Futurama voice>Welcome to the world of TOMORROW!</Futurama voice>

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This is very cool. You can watch live as the astronauts on board do their duty, see shots outside the portal to view the station components, and even watch as the Earth rolls by under the station at 8 kilometers per second. Wow.

This is precisely the kind of thing I've been harassing my friends at NASA media to implement for years. I'm glad they've finally done it!

Now, if only they'd allow embedding...