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UrtheCast Corp. is extremely pleased to announce that the Progress 53P cargo ship carrying UrtheCast's cameras has now reached orbit, following a successful launch from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Intelsat S.A. the world's leading provider of satellite services, and Ericsson today announced the successful demonstration of a true 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD), end-to-end video transmission over satellite to Turner Broadcasting's facilities in Atlanta, Ga. This was the first transmission of a UHD signal over satellite in North America, and the demonstration proves that the satellite delivery chain can accommodate the next-generation signals as soon as broadcasters are ready to offer them.

A Canadian company called UrtheCast has begun to claim that it is going to place the first live HD video feed on the International Space Station in a few months.  Despite all of their PR and hype, NASA isn't so sure that there actually is a real product and service - as advertised by UrtheCast.

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