Orbit is a real time reconstruction of time lapse photography taken on board the International Space Station by NASA’s Earth Science & Remote Sensing Unit.
Meditate on the beauty of our home.
The length of the film is exactly the length of time it takes ISS to orbit the Earth once, 92 minutes & 39 seconds.
Video © Seán Doran & NASA
Music © Phaeleh
Link: ORBIT – A Journey Around Earth in Real Time [4k]
JAXA’s Kaguya spacecraft spies the Earth in the distance as it passes below the south pole of the moon in November 2007. This video is usually presented with the Earth above the moon’s horizon, but has been inverted here to show north as up. Read the full blog post here: http://planet.ly/Pt96L
Data acquisition date: 2007-11-07
Van kinds aan al fan van Bowie, maar toen astronaut Chris Hadfield zijn versie van Space Oddity deed kwam mijn verbeelding en de realiteit even magisch bij elkaar.