Breathtaking time-lapse video from 250 miles above Earth

An incredible video recorded by astronaut Alexander Gerst from aboard the International Space Station shows a timelapse of Brazil from 250 miles above the earth. (Footage courtesy of European Space Agency/ESA)

This footage recorded by astronaut Alexander Gerst and released by the European Space Agency shows the International Space Station sailing 250 miles above Earth. The ISS is seen flying over Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean at speeds around 18,000 mph.

h/t Time

Nick Kirkpatrick is a digital photo editor at The Washington Post. Follow him on Instagram or on Twitter.
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