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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=430ykbW1zqA

sublime /səˈblīm/ adjective. of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great admiration or awe.

You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, 
an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, 
and a compulsion to do something about it. 
From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. 
You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck 
and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, 
"Look at that, you son of a bitch."

Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 astronaut, People magazine, 8 April 1974.

I can´t help it but pay attention to the details:

  • Flashes of lighting.
  • The cities and it´s lights.
  • The greenish with red tops auroras over the atmosphere.
  • How thin our atmosphere is. After that all void.
  • The stars on the sky, and the occasional satellites above the ISS.
  • ...

One could talk for hours about the video, what you see, what you don´t see, what it means, the science behind, the engineering behind, the past, the future, …

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