NASA is teaming up with Amazon Web Services to bring you a 4K Ultra HD livestream from space. The co-production will be hosted from Las Vegas during at the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters Show.
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Astronaut Peggy Whitson, commander of Expedition 51, will speak from the International Space Station. The production will the main event of a panel called, get this, “Reaching for the Stars: Connecting to the Future with NASA and Hollywood.”
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The whole show starts on April 26, at 10:30am PT, and will be free in 4K and other down-converted HD resolutions. NASA’s use of upper-tier media “[enhances] its ability to observe, uncover and adapt new knowledge of orbital and deep space,” the agency said.
The event will come on the heels of a major NASA press conference Thursday discussing new information about ocean worlds in our solar system examined by the Hubble Space Telescope and Cassini spacecraft.