Video: Perhaps the Best HD View of Earth From Space Ever


I see a lot of footage of the Earth from space, and let's be honest, it's all pretty good. Our planet is beautiful from above and as cameras have improved, the views we get of the Earth from orbit get better, too.

This particular video, though, is the best that I've seen. The footage is from NASA, but the editing is courtesy of Michael König. He selected a series of stunning shots of city lights at night and beautiful aurorae. This is meditation moviemaking.

So, turn off the lights, relax your muscles, and hit play.

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