Get Your Space Boots On! – Elf Knows It [ARCHIVED]

Get your space boots on! I stumbled across this video today, and it is awesome! It’s a time-lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night. The short journey starts over the Pacific Ocean and continues over North and South America before finishing up in 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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