Video Of The Week - A Bird's Eye View Of Earth From Space

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One of the coolest things about orbiting around the Earth in the International Space Station must be the magnificent view, which changes almost every second. Now, thanks to sophisticated cameras these have been captured and compiled into a stunning time-lapse video for those of us not fortunate or old enough, to be astronauts.

Along your journey you will encounter white clouds, orange city lights and lightning flashes which, believe it or not, are thunderstorms lighting up the earth's skies. As you travel along the dark blue seas, you will encounter some colorful bands created by the parts of the Earth that are experiencing sunsets. As for the brilliant flashes of lights at the end of each sequence? That's just the sunrise being experienced by the other half - With a sunrise and sunset constantly occurring somewhere in the world, ISS residents get to see up to 16 of each every single day!

Resource: NASA.gov

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