VANCOUVER, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Monday, Jan. 27, beginning at 6:10 a.m. PST ( 2:10 p.m. GMT), UrtheCast's two Earth imaging cameras will be installed on the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS), with the event streamed live at www.urthecast.com/spacewalk.
Cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazansky will perform today's spacewalk to reinstall UrtheCast's cameras, which were installed and removed during a previous spacewalk on Dec. 27, 2013.
Following the installation, UrtheCast will begin calibrating its cameras in preparation for the debut of its Ultra HD video of Earth.
For more information visit www.urthecast.com.About UrtheCast Corp. UrtheCast Corp. is a Vancouver-based technology company that is developing the world's first Ultra HD video feed of Earth, streamed from space in full color. Working with renowned aerospace partners from across the globe, UrtheCast has built, launched, and expects to install and operate, two cameras on the Russian segment of the ISS. Video and imagery captured by the cameras will be downlinked to ground stations across the planet and displayed on the UrtheCast web platform, or distributed to partners and customers. UrtheCast's cameras will provide high-resolution video and imagery of Earth that will allow for monitoring of the environment, humanitarian relief, social events, agricultural land, etc. Common shares of UrtheCast trade on the TSX as ticker 'UR'. Forward Looking Information This release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information involves statements relating to future events and includes, but is not limited to, statements about the success of the spacewalk to install our cameras, commissioning of the cameras, streaming of video and imagery, proposed products and expected customers. Forward-looking information is subject to risks which may cause UrtheCast's actual results or performance to be materially different from those expressed or implied thereby, including, but not limited to, those factors discussed in the Company's short form prospectus dated December 12, 2013 (the Prospectus) which is available at www.sedar.com. Forward-looking information is based on assumptions about such risks and other factors set out herein, in the Prospectus and as otherwise disclosed on UrtheCast's SEDAR profile, and is based on management's estimates and opinions on the date that statements are made. UrtheCast undertakes no obligation to update statements except as required by Canadian securities laws. Readers are cautioned against attributing undue certainty to forward-looking statements. SOURCE UrtheCast Corp.