Watch this incredible 4k video created by an International Space Station astronaut

Watch this incredible video created by an astronaut on the International Space Station

A newly released six-minute timelapse video shot by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst provides a beautiful and humbling view of Planet Earth.

Watch this incredible video created by an astronaut on the International Space Station

Created by combining 12,500 images taken by Alexander during his six-month Blue Dot mission on the International Space Station, the video shows off some of the wonders of our planet.

Watch this incredible video created by an astronaut on the International Space Station

Shot in Ultra High Definition, you can see auroras, sunrises, clouds, stars, oceans, the Milky Way, the International Space Station, lightning, cities at night, spacecraft and the thin band of atmosphere that protects us from space.

Watch this incredible video created by an astronaut on the International Space Station

To enjoy the full experience, go full screen on the video below and select the 4K resolution option.

More: http://www.esa.int/BlueDot

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