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Gorgeous time-lapse view of Earth from space [VIDEO]

Posted By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com   |   July 23, 2012 at 10:05 AM   |   Comments

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July 23 (UPI) -- Humans have been fascinated with outer space for thousands of years. But since 1961, when the first human left Earth to fly in space, we've been just as fascinated with looking back at our home.

Albuquerque-based cinematographer and photographer Knate Myers, using images taken by International Space Station crews, to create a stunningly gorgeous time-lapse video of Earth at night.

Check out Myers' video, below, as well as some of the most iconic and beautiful images of Earth from space in the slideshow above.

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