More Breathtaking Space Station Timelapse Videos

Article Updated: 14 Jan , 2016


Remember the amazing night-time timelapse video that James Drake stitched together from space station photos? Well, he’s gone back through the astronaut photographs and create six more videos. They’re shorter… but they’re AMAZING. Daytime, night time, auroras, it’s all there. Check them out.

Glowing ripples in the electromagnetic field of planet Earth.

Our planet sings with electricity

Charged particles glow in earths magnetic field

Night time pass over North America

Daytime pass over North America

Daytime pass over North America (2)

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Lawrence B. Crowell
Lawrence B. Crowell
October 20, 2011 1:37 AM

Those borealis lights involve a fair amount of energy.


October 20, 2011 4:45 PM

Yeah.. got my filings tingling even from here!

I wonder what Nicoli Tesla would do about it – given today’s science and understanding? Perhaps he would suggest building a method of collection for re-distribution and use? say to power interplanetary probes? BUZZZ- ZAP!

Todd P Phillips
Todd P Phillips
October 20, 2011 12:31 PM

I’ve often wondered about how the auroras would look from space.

October 20, 2011 4:40 PM

Thanks Farzier for posting those beautiful.. and mind blowing images! Also thanks to James Drake – keep on creating those great views! NICE!