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In the six months astronaut Alexander Gerst spent at the International Space Station, he captured an incredible compendium of images of Earth in ultra high definition. The sunrises, clouds, stars, oceans, the Milky Way, and the fragile web of cities lighted at night are collected here in a series of time-lapses.

And perhaps because Gerst is a native of techno-loving Germany, the spectacular video is accompanied by a tasteful soundtrack of spacey house music.

Gerst ended his six-month Blue Dot mission in November.

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