This tiny Japanese space agency drone is giving us a glimpse of life in space

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If you’ve ever wondered about what it’s like to be inside the International Space Station through the lens of, say, a drone, look no further. 

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has released images and video from its JEM Internal Ball Camera, known as “Int-Ball,” — a camera drone that can record images and video while moving in space — and the new footage gives us earth-dwellers a sneak peek of the happenings on the space laboratory.

The device itself is a tiny little ball (that looks like a Star Wars character, tbh) that can move autonomously in space, and take photos and video under remote control by the JAXA Tsukaba Space Center. Read more…

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Article by Suzanne Ciechalski, Read more on http://mashable.com/2017/07/17/int-ball-images-international-spacestation-drone/

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