See the First 3D Live-Stream from Space

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, Expedition 26 flight engineer, works with the ERB-2 in the Harmony node of the International Space Station. [Photo:NASA]
After seeing and hearing 50 years of space travel in radio transmissions and black-and-white to color-television, we can finally see it in 3D. A camera developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) has produced the first live-streaming 3D images in space-flight history.

On August 6, NASA astronaut Ron Garan used the Erasmus Recording Binocular (ERB-2) camera to film footage of the ISS interior. The footage you see below of Garan playing with an inflated globe was streamed live to ESA's research and technology center in the Netherlands. (Note: The 3D effect may not work properly in all browsers, and you'll need a pair of red/blue anaglyph 3D glasses to see the 3D effect.)

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