'Burrito of Awesomeness': Astronaut Captures Timelapse of Aurora Borealis - NBC 10 Philadelphia

    'Burrito of Awesomeness': Aurora Timelapse From Space

    NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer captured this timelapse video of the aurora borealis while aboard the International Space Station. Aurora borealis is the result of collisions between the Earth’s gaseous particles and matter released by the sun’s atmosphere, according to NASA. The video, taken 250 miles above Earth and at a speed of 17,500 mph, was posted on Fischer's Twitter account July 21.  (Published Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017) NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer captured this timelapse video of the aurora borealis while aboard the International Space Station. See More