There’s something about seeing the earth from above that excites, so its good to hear that the International Space Station (ISS) is giving anyone the chance to do so via their HD live stream from space.

Called the ISS HD Earth Viewing Experiment, the live stream is taken by a High Definition Earth Viewing model that was launched as cargo on the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft on April 18th, consisting of four cameras, that are providing the images from the ISS on Ustream now.

The stream will also capture radio transmissions between earth and the space station, and will even be live during the night (of course at that time there’s probably not much to see).

The test is live to see how long a live stream could survive and function for long periods of time in space, and was designed with the help of the High Schools United and NASA.

Check out the live stream below.

Live streaming video by Ustream

Via: UniverseToday

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