Earth Day 2009: NASA Releases HD Video Of Earth From Space Station
As part of their Earth Day celebration, NASA has released a series of HD videos from the International Space Station showing our world passing by from about 220 miles up. It’s super pretty. From the site,
In celebration of Earth Day, NASA presents images of Earth captured by cameras aboard the International Space Station. Traveling at an approximate speed of 17,500 miles per hour, the space station orbits Earth every 90 minutes from an altitude of approximately 220 miles, and can be seen from Earth with the naked eye. Its crew experiences 16 sunrises and sunsets each day.