NASA To Stream First Live 4K Video From Space At The 2017 NAB Show

— US astronauts on the International Space Station featured in Super Session that probes the future and demonstrates end-to-end live 4K, cloud-based workflow in HEVC for delivery to multiscreen devices — WASHINGTON, D.C.– The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced today it will produce the first-ever live 4K video stream from space during a Super Session at the 2017 NAB Show. “Reaching for the Stars: Connecting to the…

Long Beach Comic Expo 2016 [Gallery]

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Mark Watney: Space Pirate (a.k.a. The Martian)

Mark Watney: Space Pirate (a.k.a. The Martian) by Durrilion Matt Damon’s latest film opens with panoramic scenes of both space, and Mars.  Within seconds of establishing the crew’s location on the red planet, inter-character comedy begins.  Normally this is where one would expect a lengthy build up, primarily exposition, before the action takes over.  Not so with The Martian.  Barely five minutes in and suddenly an impossibly large and powerful…

Beam us up Mr. Roddenberry

  In the late ’70’s, sunday mornings meant Dad cooked breakfast (ham and cheese omelets, fried potatoes, and either sausage or bacon, mmmmm so good). It also meant that until Mom woke up we had to sit in front of the tv and watch what he wanted; Star Trek: The Original Series. I didn’t like it then, but who knew it would take on a life of its own; a…

Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson Discuss Pluto and it's Awesome!

This is one of the most amusing and interesting planetary debates ever! Klondike Bars, Tang and Pluto!  Just watch – you’ll get it.