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ISS: Cosmonaut captures stunning Northern Lights from space
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ISS: Cosmonaut captures stunning Northern Lights from space

International Space Station, International Space Station
January 14, 2021 at 14:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian cosmonaut Sergei Kud-Sverchkov on Thursday released stunning time-lapse footage of Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, filmed from the International Space Station (ISS).

"We will start a flight over the Pacific Ocean, fly over the cities of the USA and Canada, and then meet the dawn over the North Atlantic. Even at night, you can clearly see the ocean, clouds and night cities, and the Milky Way is floating out over the horizon," the cosmonaut wrote on his Instagram page.

Along with Kud-Sverchkov, Russian cosmonautt Sergei Ryzhikov, as well as NASA astronauts Kathleen Rubins, Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi are currently on board the ISS.

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Russian cosmonaut Sergei Kud-Sverchkov on Thursday released stunning time-lapse footage of Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, filmed from the International Space Station (ISS).

"We will start a flight over the Pacific Ocean, fly over the cities of the USA and Canada, and then meet the dawn over the North Atlantic. Even at night, you can clearly see the ocean, clouds and night cities, and the Milky Way is floating out over the horizon," the cosmonaut wrote on his Instagram page.

Along with Kud-Sverchkov, Russian cosmonautt Sergei Ryzhikov, as well as NASA astronauts Kathleen Rubins, Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi are currently on board the ISS.

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