Victor Glover, who recently arrived at the International Space Station, shared his first video of the Earth taken from space and its being shared widely on social media.
The NASA astronaut was part of the Crew-1 mission that transported a total of four astronauts to the space station aboard the SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule on November 15.
“Looking at the Earth through the window of Dragon Resilience. The scale of detail and sensory inputs made this a breathtaking perspective!” Glover wrote while sharing the video.
Take a look at the video here:
My first video from space! Looking at the Earth through the window of Dragon Resilience. The scale of detail and sensory inputs made this a breathtaking perspective! pic.twitter.com/n7b5x0XLIp
— Victor Glover (@AstroVicGlover) November 24, 2020
Here’s how people reacted to the video:
Just wild! Out there in space, nothing but thrusters maneuvering you. ✨👏
— K10✨Resilience (@Kristennetten) November 24, 2020
This look like all the other backgrounds from outer space 🤣🤕😑
— mrgreasyj (@VaMrGreasyj) November 26, 2020
Please let me know if the earth is round
— Gummi (@MzStarrBurst) November 25, 2020
So, for all the people who think the earth is flat, take a good look.
— K L (@KLRARIES) November 24, 2020
I don’t know how you all get work done up there. I would just be staring out that window all the time.
— Travis Mersiovsky (@TMersiovsky) November 24, 2020
All “flat Earthers” will be avoiding watching this
— Jim Palmer (@jimpalmer38) November 24, 2020
Flat Earthers watching like 😬
— Pete Kennedy (@PeteKennedy) November 24, 2020
Stunning! It makes me so happy that you are finally in space witnessing such beauty!
— Evelyn Janeidy Arevalo (@JaneidyEve) November 24, 2020
Glover with his commander Michael Hopkins and fellow astronauts Shannon Walker and Soichi Noguchi docked with the space station on November 16 after taking off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
With the mission, Glover made history by becoming first African-American astronaut to live on the space station for a long duration, AP reported.
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