Time-lapse images of the Earth as seen from the ISS

NASA

There is something breathtaking about looking at the Earth from above. It is a vantage point that humans are very lucky to get to have, even from an airplane. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station get to take it a step further: they are able to see mountains, oceans, deserts, and rivers all at once. By looking out the ISS window, they are able to see Earth in its entirety.

Luckily, they have documented their view to share with all of us. Time lapse images were combined into a montage and set to music. It is truly a unique view of our world that only precious few have been able to experience firsthand. Check it out:

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