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International Space Station - Orbital Timelapse
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International Space Station - Orbital Timelapse
This stunning timelapse was shot from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits around the Earth. Visible below are cities and above the horizon you can even see the ionosphere.

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. Raw data was downloaded from: The Gateway To Astronaut Photography of Earth "http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/sseop/mrf.htm ".

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Posted by Spock on September 18, 2011
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