NASA's Great Zoom Out: Twin Towers to Planet Earth

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

In April of 2001, scientists and animators at the Goddard Space Flight Center drew on data from numerous spacecraft to create this continuous super zoom that begins with the Twin Towers in Manhattan and ends framing the Earth.

For more videos from NASA at the Internet Archive, visit http://www.archive.org/details/nasa.

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