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VIDEO: A Gift – Your Planet from the International Space Station, Time Lapse-EARTH

VIDEO: A Gift – Your Planet from the International Space Station, Time Lapse-EARTH

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Below text from SSEP Website Post

“The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education and the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Space Education wanted to share what we consider a gift to the human race. Only in the last 60 years has our technology allowed us to venture forth from this world, and see it from the solemnity of space. Countless human generations never got to see what you are about to see – the nature of our existence.

The United States and its international partners have constructed the International Space Station, arguably one of the most complex machines ever built, and the largest spacecraft ever constructed. It provides a permanent human presence in space, and serves as an outpost from which we can look down on our world in reverence and in awe. And in that moment we see pride in ourselves, for the human need to explore has taken us to this high frontier. That need to explore is seen in our children, and threads through our lives. It is what propels the scientist and engineer. And it is what propels educators to create programs like SSEP – so that our children can be immersed in journey.

Right now student flight experiment teams from 23 communities in the U.S. and Canada have real microgravity experiments on ISS. Consider where your mini-laboratory is right now, traveling through space at 17,000 miles per hour (4.7 miles per second) at an altitude of 260 miles above Earth’s surface.

Time-Lapse EARTH was created by Bruce Berry, Jr., from footage taken by the astronauts on the International Space Station. Found below are Bruce’s notes on the making of the video. See more of Bruce’s work at http://bruce-wayne-photography.com

Notes from the artist:
All Time-lapse sequences were taken by the astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) (Thanks guys for making this available to the public for use!) All footage has been color graded, denoised, deflickered, slowed down and stabilized by myself. Clips were then complied and converted to 1080 HD at 24 frames/sec.

Hope you all enjoy it and thanks for watching!

P.S. It would be a dream to actually be up there in the ISS. Btw NASA, if you need a Biochemistry Ph.D. to do some work for you up there, I’m your man, LOL!

Music: “Manhatta” composed & performed by “The Cinematic Orchestra”
itunes.apple.com/us/album/cinematic-orchestra-presents/id527221766

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Edited by: Bruce W. Berry @ Website: http://bruce-wayne-photography.com

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