Space Odyssey 2015: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket captures Earth on GoPro (VIDEO)

Still from YouTube video by SpaceX
Forget Kubrick’s Space Odyssey – now there’s a real-life, graceful depiction of man’s interaction with space. Earth looks pretty awesome viewed through a GoPro camera, rigged to a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket while debris deorbiting during atmosphere re-entry.

This is what spacecraft debris deorbiting looks like - SpaceX has presented this soothing realtime video of a gracefully rotating manmade object during its first minutes in space after the spaceship has already undocked from the rocket.

The recent Falcon 9 launch was equipped with a GoPro camera mounted inside the last stage of the rocket, which will burn up during atmosphere re-entry.