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Stunning NASA Time-Lapse Video Shows Journey Around Earth

11:53 AM, Apr 24, 2012   |    comments
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NASA has released a spectacular video featuring a series of time-lapse sequences photographed by the Expedition 30 crew aboard the International Space Station.

The four-minute video is set to the song Walking in the Air, by Howard Blake.

Thie video, NASA says, displays a journey around the world, through auroras, and over dazzling lightning displays.

 (timelilne of sequence below video)

Here is a breakdown of video sequences:

    :01 - Stars over southern United States

    :08 - U.S. West Coast to Canada

    :21 - Central Europe to the Middle East

    :36 - Aurora Australis over the Indian Ocean

    :54 - Storms over Africa

    1:08 - Central United States

    1:20 - Midwest United States

    1:33 - United Kingdom to Baltic Sea

    1:46 - Moonset

    1:55 - Northern United States to Eastern Canada

    2:12 - Aurora Australis over the Indian Ocean

    2:32 - Comet Lovejoy

    2:53 - Aurora Borealis over Hudson Bay

    3:06 - United Kingdom to Central Europe

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