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Tag: Earth from Space

NASA: Jeff’s Earth | A Hi-Def Video of Earth From Space

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams captured this ultra high definition video of our pale blue dot from orbit in the International Space Station. Jeff describes his experience on the ISS and the view of Earth from space, as simply stunning.  

ESA: Earth from Space: Athens in colour

The one hundred fifty-seventh edition features a Sentinel-2 satellite image of Athens and surroundings, in Greece. This evening a special event is being held in Athens, as part of the activities for the European Researcher’s night. This is why we have included Greek subtitles for this edition of Earth from Space.  

Gizmodo: World’s First Full-Color HD Videos Of Earth From Space

These are the world’s first, full-color HD videos of Earth, filmed from the International Space Station at about one-meter resolution. Notice the cars and structures moving, and the way the perspective changes. Here you can see London, Boston, and Barcelona.  

ESA: Alexander Gerst’s Earth timelapses

Watch Earth roll by through the perspective of ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst in this six-minute timelapse video from space. Combining 12 500 images taken by Alexander during his six-month Blue Dot mission on the International Space Station this Ultra High Definition video shows the best our beautiful planet has to offer. Marvel at the auroras, …

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NASA : Holiday Lights from Space

NASA writes; It’s official — our holiday lights are so bright we can see them from space. Thanks to the VIIRS instrument on the Suomi NPP satellite, a joint mission between NASA and NOAA, scientists are presenting a new way of studying satellite data that can illustrate patterns in holiday lights, both during Christmas and …

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SmugMug Films: Astronaut Photography with Don Pettit

You’ve never seen space like this. This short film gives an inside look at how NASA Astronaut Don Pettit captures breathtaking images of Earth’s most famous phenomena – aurora, star trails, city lights, and more – from the inside the International Space Station.  

ESA: Day and night

It takes 90 minutes for an astronaut on the International Space Station to circle Earth completely, passing from daytime to nighttime and back again. This video taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst shows the view from space in under one minute. Each orbit the Station moves around 2200 km to the West in relation to …

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LockheedMartin: A High Resolution Camera | WorldView-3

Just the other day, a new satellite called WorldView-3 was sent into orbit. This satellite will soon begin delivering high resolution images of the Earth’s surface. WorldView-3, the world’s first multi-payload, super-spectral, high-resolution commercial satellite for earth observations and advanced geospatial solutions, will launch into orbit on Aug. 13 aboard an Atlas rocket. Operating at …

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ESA: Space timelapse over Brazil

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst recorded this timelapse from the International Space Station as it flew over Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean at speeds of 28 800 km/h, 400 km above our planet.  

Earth from Space: Tropical snow

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. Discover the mountain that experiences the lowest gravity on the planet in this edition.  

NASA | Earth from Orbit 2013

A fleet of orbiting satellites monitors Earth constantly. The satellites from NASA and other space agencies give us a fresh, wide perspective on things that we can see from the ground — and things that we can’t. A look back at Earth in 2013 from the viewpoint of orbit reveals the kind of data gathering …

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