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Ever wondered what it would be like to look down on earth while floating up in space?
Many of us have dreamed of being an astronaut since childhood, and now you can get a taste of that experience with this incredible NASA footage.
In a point-of-view video from the International Space Station (ISS), an astronaut looks down on the earth from 254 miles up in space.
Credence Clearwater Revival playing in the background is not necessarily part of the experience.
The ISS is a joint project between NASA and the space agencies of Russia, Japan, Europe and Canada. On clear nights, it can sometimes be seen from the earth.
The footage has also been shared by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.
The @Space_Station is circling Earth at 25 times the speed of sound https://t.co/LBASnzRlOV — Elon Musk (@Elon Musk)
The ISS and NASA regularly release footage documenting their activities in space.
LIVE NOW: Here's your opportunity to watch the remarkable in-orbit dance that brings together the @Space_Station an… https://t.co/PR7ixnGP3g — NASA (@NASA)
The International Space Station orbits the earth every 90 minutes at a speed of five miles per second.
Crews typically work at the station for six months at a time, living in a large building equipped with six sleeping quarters, a gym and a 360 degree viewing bay.
Currently, there are three people in space: two Russian flight engineers and one American.