The view from space is out of this world.
NASA astronaut Victor Glover, one of the four astronauts aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, posted a video on Twitter of the stunning view from Earth on his first flight into space.
Glover said, “My first video from space! I’m looking at Earth through the Dragon Resilience window.” Twitter. “The amount of detail and the sensual input make this a breathtaking perspective!”
The video shows Glover sitting beside a submerged window in view from outer space. The astronaut, who is a pilot and second in command of the dragon, said the scene was stunning but the video “doesn’t do it justice.”
NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Shannon Walker and Japanese astronaut Soishi Noguchi are also members of the mission, called Crew-1.
It’s the second-ever manned flight of a SpaceX spacecraft.
Earlier this week, Glover also tweeted a Photo From his “new home”, where he will spend the next months working from the International Space Station.
While more than a dozen black Americans have traveled into space since Guion Bluford became the first to do so in 1983, Glover is the first black. Full-time staff member On the International Space Station.
The spacecraft flew into outer space from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida – marking the beginning of what NASA hopes will be years of the company helping to keep the International Space Station full. Dragon of the Crew Docked With the International Space Station on November 16th.
Crew-1 astronauts are expected to spend about six months on board the International Space Station, working on a variety of scientific experiments and conducting space walks to continue updates and repairs to the space station’s exterior.
text by Alaa Elassar, CNN