Timelapse over Europe
This timelapse video shows two passes over Europe taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst as he flew overhead on the International Space Station at around 400 km altitude.
The International Space Station travels at 28 800 km/h meaning that it only takes 90 minutes to circle Earth completely. Each orbit the Station moves around 2200 km to the West in relation to 90 minutes before.
Astronauts often use normal consumer digital cameras to take pictures of Earth through Europe’s observatory module Cupola in their spare time. Setting the camera to take an image every few seconds and then playing the images back quickly create this timelapse effect.
Alexander worked as a geophysicist and volcanologist before he was chosen as an ESA astronaut in 2009. His Blue Dot mission includes an extensive scientific programme of experiments in physical science, biology, and human physiology as well as radiation research and technology demonstrations. All experiments chosen make use of the out-of-this-world laboratory to improve life on Earth or prepare for further human exploration of our Solar System.
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CANADIAN ARM IS WATCHING US
ESA should get minimum 1% of the EU budget, space is the way forward
Wow the Nile delta is amazing.
Where were the stars? NASA once showed the stars in their videos but it also showed UFOs darting around so they edit short vids so people don't ask questions.
I know this has little scientific utility, but I don't care. I love it!! So beautiful no matter how many times you see it. TY for posting!
What is the background music?
Why the silly music?
Die Erde von Oben zu sehen, jagt mir immer einen angenehmen kalten Schauer über den Rücken. Ziemlich cool die Bilder. Da oben würde ich auch gerne mal ne runde um den Globus fliegen.
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Bergamo si sveglia TimeLapse
shouldn't there be a real time/right now live stream of this continuing telemetry. ?