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An Orbital Adagio: Nighttime Views from the ISS

23 Jul , 2012 by

People keep making these videos from ISS photography, and we keep loving them. Here’s the latest, assembled by photographer Knate Myers to a track by John Murphy (from the movie soundtrack for Sunshine) it’s a beautiful tour of nighttime passes of the Space Station over our planet. Stars, city lights, airglow, aurorae… it’s nothing you haven’t seen before, but everything worth seeing again. Watch it.

Video: Knate Myers. All images courtesy of the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center. Via the Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth.

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A graphic designer in Rhode Island, Jason writes about space exploration on his blog Lights In The Dark, Discovery News, and, of course, here on Universe Today. Ad astra!

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Mike Egan
Mike Egan
July 23, 2012 9:02 AM

My god, it’s full of stars!

Mike Egan
Mike Egan
July 23, 2012 9:04 AM

I take it some of the photo sequences have been reversed as one sequence shows the ISS passing northeast to southwest over Ireand. In years of watching this has never happened!!

Jason Major
July 23, 2012 1:45 PM

Possibly. Maybe the images were stacked in the opposite sequence.

Dark Gnat
Dark Gnat
July 23, 2012 1:46 PM

There should be an alternate audio version with Pink Floyd.