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A space station camera has recorded extremely detailed video of North Korea's capital city

From a lofty perch about 250 miles above Earth, an ultra-high-definition video camera called Iris is recording unprecedented views of the planet — including the capital cities of secretive regimes like North Korea. The camera was launched by a company called UrtheCast in 2013, but it wasn't until 2014 that Russian cosmonauts finished attaching Iris to the International Space Station (ISS).
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