Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis 4K footage from ISS

This incredible NASA’s footage from the astronauts on ISS, brings ultra-high definition video to a new level…

Using time-lapses shot from the International Space Station, showing both the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis phenomena that occur when electrically charged electrons and protons in the Earth’s magnetic field collide with neutral atoms in the upper atmosphere.



NASA monitors Earth’s vital signs from land, air and space with a fleet of satellites and ambitious airborne and ground-based observation campaigns. The International Space Station hosts a variety of payloads and experiments supporting climate research, weather predictions, hurricane monitoring, pollution tracking, disaster response and more.

For more on how NASA uses space to understand our home planet, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/earthrightnow