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NASA shoots video in 8K ultra high-definition

Posted at 6:19 AM, Nov 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 08:25:25-05

NASA, which is known for cutting-edge technology, just made a giant leap forward in video by releasing the first video from the ISS shot entirely in 8K resolution.

But what is 8K video?

It's the next step in ultra high-definition video, featuring sixteen times the resolution of a standard 1080p HD TV.

But because the 8K standard is so new, there are very few TVs available that can display it.