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, …comments powered by Disqus