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New Eyes Trained on Planet Earth Richmond’s UrtheCast Installs Cameras on the ISS to Deliver Startling Views of Our World

D’Arcy Jenish

On August 22, 2013, cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Aleksandr Misurkin performed a spacewalk to achieve multiple objectives, including the installation of the pointing platform for UrtheCast’s high-resolution video camera.


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