Doesn’t this make you want to book a trip on the next spaceship? Stunning footage from space here shows what auroras look like from the International Space Station. So many ripples of green. Such awesomeness.
Video footage that Selmesfilms assembles here on YouTube comes courtesy of NASA Johnson Space Center’s earth science and remote sensing unit, based on time-lapse videos.
The Sun is near its peak of an 11-year cycle of solar activity, which can include the occasional blast of particles that interact with Earth’s magnetic field and upper atmosphere, producing auroras.