Written by: Roshan Dwivedi
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that it will be launching its own 4K TV channel on Nov. 1.
In a blog post, NASA revealed that its Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama has struck a deal with video delivery infrastructure firm Harmonic to deliver Ultra High-Definition (UHD) content, or 2,160p at 60 frames per second, via pay TV channels and its own video on demand streaming services.
“Partnering with Harmonic gives NASA an outlet for its UHD content, which has four times the resolution of HD and is the next iteration of digital television,” says Robert Jacobs, NASA’s deputy associate administrator for its Office of Communications.
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