NASA with Amazon to Live Stream First-Ever 4K Video

Get ready to see space like never before as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will be live broadcasting the views of outer space, in high-resolution video format later this month.

The US-based space agency NASA, in partner with the Indian e-commerce leader Amazon, is going to on air the live footage of the never-before-seen glory of celestial void on 4K Ultra HD video stream format. As scheduled, NASA will host the live streaming of video from outer space on 26th of this month, and the footage will be aired on Amazon Web Service.

The American Biochemistry researcher and NASA’s astronaut, who is currently an onboard crew of Expedition 50/51 mission on International Space Station (ISS), will take part in the broadcasting of video from the space. Peggy Whitson will be a part of the National Association of Broadcasters Show panel, which will be streamed live on April 26 from the International Space Station. Whitson will communicate with AWS Elemental CEO and co-founder Sam Blackman in Las Vegas and help in describing the outer space. Video footage, recorded by Whitson will be transmitted at 4KUltra HD resolution which is roughly four-times higher than the resolution of standard 1080p HD devices.

The live stream is part of world larger event, called – National Association of Broadcasters’ 2017 Show. The event has a series of “Super Sessions,” and the 26th April-broadcast will be one of them. The latest session of the event is titled as “Reaching for the Stars: Connecting to the Future of NASA and Hollywood” and will feature:

“A board conversation involving filmmakers, astronauts, and techno-leaders who will take the watchers behind the scenes of the superior video as well as cloud workflows that control deep space researches and experiments. The panel discussion and the video will form the base for space commerce, and fire up the imagination of the leaders about the future space and world.”

The discussion will also involve the conversation between Peggy Whitson and AWS Elemental CEO and co-founder Sam Blackman abroad the International Space Station (ISS). The broadcast of the outer space will air via Amazon Web Services on 26th April, starting at 10:30 am Pacific time. So stargazers and space enthusiasts, mark your calendar now!


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