segunda-feira, 19 de setembro de 2011


What does it feel like to fly over planet Earth? 

Um filme em 'time-lapse' captado na Estação Espacial Internacional mostra-nos imagens soberbas do planeta Terra, numa viagem orbital que começa no Oceano Pacífico, atravessa o continente americano e termina na Antártida.

A time-lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night. This movie begins over the Pacific Ocean and continues 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 Fransisco, Los Angeles. Phoenix. Multiple cities in Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. Mexico City, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, Lightning in the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, Panama, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, and the Amazon. Also visible is the earths ionosphere (thin yellow line) and the stars of our galaxy.


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