This never-before-seen view of the Northern Lights is beyond breathtaking

This Never Before Seen View Of The Northern Lights Is Beyond Breathtaking

It's reminiscent of scenes from big budget science fiction movies. But these images are real.

Astronaut Scott Kelly posted a few seconds of an enviable view of Aurora Borealis to his Twitter account over the weekend.

Swirling greens and violets mix together with the bright white of sunrise in the ten-second time lapse filmed from the prime real estate of the International Space Station.

The brief footage of the shimmering brilliance above our atmosphere was captured on the 141st day of Kelly's Year In Space mission, a joint project between NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency.

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