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Published on January 6th, 2017 | by Derek Markham

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Stunning Video Of Earth By NASA Astronaut Shares Beauty Of Our Big Blue Marble

January 6th, 2017 by  


Originally published on Planetsave.

When you’re the country’s astronaut who has clocked the most days in space, such as NASA’s Jeff Williams with his 534 days of space time, you still may not be a household name or a social media star, but when you bring home ultra high-def (UHD) footage of the Earth, the internet loves you.

On a recent trip to the International Space Station, Jeff Williams used an Ultra High Definition camera to capture some amazing images of the Big Blue Marble from his vantage point some 250 miles above it. In the following video, Jeff’s Earth, he shares some of his favorite images, as well as his perspective on the beauty of the Earth and the value of sharing his experience with the rest of us, who won’t be going into space anytime soon.

The video of Jeff’s Earth, along with some other amazing NASA videos, is available to download in various formats, including the UHD version, at Archive.org.

Reprinted with permission.


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Derek lives in southwestern New Mexico and digs bicycles, simple living, fungi, organic gardening, sustainable lifestyle design, bouldering, and permaculture. He loves fresh roasted chiles, peanut butter on everything, and buckets of coffee. Catch up with Derek on Twitter, Google+, or at his natural parenting site, Natural Papa!



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