Astronauts Installing a Live Version of Google Earth Today on ISS

Imagine a version of Google Earth that uses real-time imagery instead of years-old satellite data. This is the premise behind UrtheCast – a camera that Russian astronauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy will be mounting today outside of the International Space Station. Watch the installation-spacewalk live, here on… » 12/27/13 7:15am 12/27/13 7:15am

A live version of Google Earth will be here a lot sooner than you think

Alright, so a full-blown, Google-sanctioned version of "Google Earth live" is still probably 10-20 years away. But at least one company (other than Google) is pushing to make live, HD video of Earth a reality much, much sooner than that. » 3/29/12 10:15am 3/29/12 10:15am