Africa and its colours, from the Space Station (time-lapse)


A series of day-time photos were taken by ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli to create this time-lapse of Africa as seen from the Space Station.

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli in currently working and living aboard the International Space Station as part of the Italian Space Agency long duration VITA mission.

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  1. Hi, I´m working for a swedish Scienc Center ( and we are producing a space exhibition for kids and school classes. Is it possible to show this and some of your other videos on several tv´s in our "space control center"?

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