An Orbital Adagio: Nighttime Views from the ISS

Article written: 23 Jul , 2012
Updated: 23 Dec , 2015

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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4 Responses

  1. Mike Egan says

    My god, it’s full of stars!

  2. Mike Egan says

    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!!

  3. DarkGnat says

    There should be an alternate audio version with Pink Floyd.

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