But these spherical-shaped cameras have a diameter of 7.5 inches and weigh about 10 pounds. These cameras are designed to help astronauts and ground crews see outside the spacecraft during a mission. During human space flights, like the ones of the International Space Station (ISS), their use will suppress the need for astronauts to walk in space.
And these cameras, tested on the ground today, should be soon deployed in space to watch human-based missions in space. This overview contains more details and pictures about the Mini AERCam external features.
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