Liam Kennedy is CEO of ImageBEAM Inc.  ImageBEAM has been producing live streaming events for its clients since 2003.   Clients include The Planetary Society.  One of the largest live streaming events was the Transit of Venus from Mt Wilson streamed using NASA’s contract with Akamia which reached over 600,000 viewers worldwide.   Liam is considered an expert in the live streaming field and has provided consulting support to many other organizations.   

Liam is also the inventor of the ISS-Above, a single board computer device (a Raspberry Pi) that presents information about the ISS orbit and when the ISS will be. This device has been shipped to more than 1.000 locations around the world.  The ISS-Above was featured as a Poster presentation at the 2015 ISS R&D Conference “ISS-Above:  Using a Single Board Computer to Raise Public Awareness of the Space Station”

Throughout a career in programming and live video streaming/video production, Liam has been passionate about astronomy and the perspective it gives humankind on our place in the Universe and how beautiful and fragile our Earth is. Previously President of the Orange County Astronomers, a Griffith Observatory Planetarium Lecturer and a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador, today Liam focuses on bringing the ISS into people’s daily lives, through public outreach, deployment of the ISS-Above into homes, schools and public spaces and spearheading projects to enhance our view of space exploration and of ourselves.  

Liam Kennedy
liam@issabove.com
(o) 949 387 4862, (m) 949 400 3356

p.s. in case you are wondering about that "Brains by [Liam], Words by [Anna]" thing (it's on the Blog page)... I didn't write that.  Anna has more than enough brains for the two of us.   

p.p.s  I also have edit rights to this web site... so... we'll see how long it takes for Anna to find what I have written here.   Haha

Liam with the Crew of Expedition 43 (Photo from the one year mission briefing at NASA Johnson space center on january 15 2015)

Liam with the Crew of Expedition 43 (Photo from the one year mission briefing at NASA Johnson space center on january 15 2015)