Space Station Flies Through Aurora | Time-Lapse Video

Expedition 40 astronaut Alexander Gerst said "We flew right through a massive aurora after last week's solar mass ejection." The space station maintains a altitude of between 205 and 270 miles above Earth. According to the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska, "visible aurora peters out at about 120-200 miles".

credit : ESA
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