Good God/Holy Wow: Tour Earth like Icarus.

Via elephant journal
on Nov 13, 2011
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Video of Earth from 240 Miles Up…from the International Space Station, gorgeously processed and edited by Michael König.

Especially liked the lightning storms:

Note: Still couldn’t find any appropriate, reliable source describing
the technical setting for this footage. The same applies to any specific
information about the responsible person in charge of the photographs.
Please let me know, if you have any information, links or the like.

Time lapse sequences of photographs taken with a special low-light 4K-camera
by the crew of expedition 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from
August to October, 2011. All credit goes to them.

HD, refurbished, smoothed, retimed, denoised, deflickered, cut, etc.

Music: Jan Jelinek | Do Dekor, faitiche back2001
w+p by Jan Jelinek, published by Betke Edition |

Editing: Michael König |

Image Courtesy of the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory,
NASA Johnson Space Center, The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

Shooting locations in order of appearance:

1. Aurora Borealis Pass over the United States at Night
2. Aurora Borealis and eastern United States at Night
3. Aurora Australis from Madagascar to southwest of Australia
4. Aurora Australis south of Australia
5. Northwest coast of United States to Central South America at Night
6. Aurora Australis from the Southern to the Northern Pacific Ocean
7. Halfway around the World
8. Night Pass over Central Africa and the Middle East
9. Evening Pass over the Sahara Desert and the Middle East
10. Pass over Canada and Central United States at Night
11. Pass over Southern California to Hudson Bay
12. Islands in the Philippine Sea at Night
13. Pass over Eastern Asia to Philippine Sea and Guam
14. Views of the Mideast at Night
15. Night Pass over Mediterranean Sea
16. Aurora Borealis and the United States at Night
17. Aurora Australis over Indian Ocean
18. Eastern Europe to Southeastern Asia at Night


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2 Responses to “Good God/Holy Wow: Tour Earth like Icarus.”

  1. elephantjournal says:

    Jay Winston Like Icarus? You mean flap around for a while and then come crashing down to your death?

    Trey Merritt Amazing to notice how prominent the artificial light is! Thanks for posting this. Excellent as always, Mr. Lewis!

    # Hahahah Jay I was just thinking of the flying rather closely over the planet kinda view…but yah I guess satellites to crash and burn eventually, too!

  2. Dave says:

    And people say NASA is a waste of money…