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NASA Attaches 24-Hour Live Streaming HD Cameras To ISS [VIDEO]

The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo spacecraft is grappled to Canadarm2 at the International Space Station in this NASA picture taken April 20, 2014.  The supply capsule brought nearly two-and-a-half tons of supplies and scientific payloads to the station, according to NASA.   REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters (OUTER SPACE - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - RTR3M39J The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo spacecraft is grappled to Canadarm2 at the International Space Station in this NASA picture taken April 20, 2014. The supply capsule brought nearly two-and-a-half tons of supplies and scientific payloads to the station, according to NASA. REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters (OUTER SPACE - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - RTR3M39J  

In one of the latest missions conducted aboard the International Space Station, NASA has attached four high-definition cameras to the outside of the ISS to stream live video of Earth 24-hours a day.

NASA launched the experiment with High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware (HUNCH) according to iflscience.com, and students assisted in helping design the cameras, which are exposed to the sun’s radiation and will give astronauts a chance to observe how the instruments are affected.

The feed is occasionally lost when one camera switches to another or when the ISS orbits the dark side of the planet, but when it’s up, it shows incredible live shots of Earth.

WATCH: Live Stream

Live streaming video by Ustream

WATCH: Recorded Footage

Video streaming by Ustream

Video streaming by Ustream

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