Breathtaking Timelapse Video Of Earth Made by ISS Astronaut

December 27, 2014 10:48 AM

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On December 25, Alexander Gerst, a German astronaut that had spent 6 months on board of the International Space Station (ISS), released on Twitter the first timelapse video of Earth made from photos taken by a single ISS astronaut, Mr. Gerst himself. During those six months in space, he took about 12,500 photos of Earth for the 6-minute long video.

Mr. Gerst said that he took those photos while on board of ISS using different angles of camera and techniques. He said that while doing the lab work on ISS and completing scientific tasks related to ESA’s Blue Dot Mission he was able to set an intervalometer to activate the space camera to take pho...

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