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NASA astronaut captures incredible images of an aurora from space

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Dalia Ibrahim
Digital Reporter

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 8:24 PM -

Check out this stunning video shot of the aurora from space. 

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman captured this video of the spinning earth and flickering light from the International Space Station. 

Wiseman tweeted the vine with the caption: #SpaceVine #Timelapse of the powerful flickering #Aurora.

Vine is a mobile service that creates short looping videos which are six seconds or less.


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