What does it feel like to fly over planet Earth?

A time lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night. Beginning over the Pacific Ocean and continuing over North and South America before entering daylight near Antarctica.
Visible cities, countries and landmarks include (in order) Vancouver Island, Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles. Phoenix. Multiple cities in Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. Mexico City, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, El Salvador, Lightning in the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Lake Titicaca, and the Amazon. Also visible is the Earth’s ionosphere (thin yellow line), a satellite and the stars of our galaxy.

(Source: wildlydistorted)

@1 year ago with 6798 notes
#my gif #science #astronomy #iss #gif #nasa #time lapse #photography #earth #eso 
  1. subtlesam reblogged this from wildlydistorted
  2. raymazingratchet reblogged this from astronomy-to-zoology
  3. hurflikeidurf reblogged this from ahhmedicine
  4. eloiss reblogged this from human-greed
  5. 173717 reblogged this from galaxygifs
  6. legionxxiii reblogged this from galaxygifs
  7. cillianonymous reblogged this from ahhmedicine
  8. mrtouchngo reblogged this from wildlydistorted
  9. kingsofsleep reblogged this from fetorpse
  10. handsonmymouth reblogged this from littlebennyblue
  11. taylormade86 reblogged this from cityandcolourblind
  12. pas-chein reblogged this from cityandcolourblind
  13. alyssashope reblogged this from cityandcolourblind
  14. alisonk-carter reblogged this from cityandcolourblind
  15. lanaloveamanda reblogged this from cityandcolourblind
  16. cityandcolourblind reblogged this from slendrr
  17. ishme-jessica reblogged this from slendrr
  18. ronbertooouu reblogged this from homelessprince
  19. garythesnail420 reblogged this from jahodafitte
  20. mherrr reblogged this from slendrr
  21. forgotn1 reblogged this from ahhmedicine
  22. preezilla reblogged this from slendrr
  23. thehungryczarina reblogged this from slendrr
  24. faereyqueen reblogged this from brilliantlystupid
  25. homelessprince reblogged this from scientificsatellite
  26. planetaryrings reblogged this from scientificsatellite
  27. wanderingwoodelf reblogged this from jooferslannister
  28. chemical-disease reblogged this from pithr0