Around The World In One Minute Space Video

A time-lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night. This movie begins over the Pacific Ocean and continues over North and South America before entering daylight near Antarctica.

Visible cities, countries and landmarks include (in order) Vancouver Island, Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles. Phoenix. Multiple cities in Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. Mexico City, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, El Salvador, Lightning in the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, Panama, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Lake Titicaca, and the Amazon. Also visible is the earths ionosphere (thin yellow line), a satellite (55sec) and the stars of our galaxy.

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8 Comments on "Around The World In One Minute Space Video"

  1. If Jules Verne could have seen this…

  2. If Jules Verne could have seen this…

  3. Makes nationalism seem kind of r*tarded, huh?

  4. Anarchy Pony | Sep 21, 2011 at 12:59 pm |

    Makes nationalism seem kind of r*tarded, huh?

  5. Yep. Didn’t see any statelines there sir 🙂

  6. SmellMyFinger | Sep 23, 2011 at 2:10 pm |

    We are all poo-flinging apes stuck together on this glorified hunk of spinning rock…

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