VIDEO: Astronaut captures aurora timelapse from space

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 04:30PM
Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli recorded video of an aurora from the International Space Station.


Incredible footage taken from space shows a timelapse of an aurora.

Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli recorded video of an aurora from the International Space Station.

Nespoli is working aboard the station as part of the Italian Space Agency's VITA mission. VITA stands for Vitality, Innovation, Technology, and Ability. "Vita" is the Italian word for "life."

According to the European Space Agency's website, Nespoli's duties include experiments in biology and human physiology, as well as space environment monitoring.
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