NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman has uploaded the first-ever Vine from space. The video condenses the ISS’s 92-minute lap around the Earth into six seconds. The Space Station’s orbit is in alignment with the terminator line – the line between darkness and daytime on Earth. From this vantage point, the sun never sets.
Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio series almost since it began until it ended in 2013. Today, as an EarthSky.org Editor, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She and her husband live in Tennessee, where they enjoy guitar playing and singing. They have 2 grown sons.