Two journeys across the Earth in solely 15 minutes?
That extremely quick journey is feasible because of a time-lapse video from the Worldwide House Station launched final week by the European House Company.
The beautiful footage, which permits viewers to see sure landforms (comparable to Italy), plenty of swirling storm clouds and brightly-lit city facilities glowing from the darkness of area, is comprised of 21,375 photographs of Earth captured by ESA astronaut and Worldwide House Station commander Alexander Gerst.
The video travels from Tunisia throughout Beijing and thru Australia, exhibiting the planet cross from day to nighttime twice, zooming far above deep-blue oceans and clouds that seem like work.
The 15-minute clip has been sped as much as 12.5 instances sooner than the precise velocity of the observatory, based on Geek.com.