WATCH: Follow an intrepid spacecraft’s journey, as seen from the ISS

WATCH: Follow an intrepid spacecraft’s journey, as seen from the ISS
An astronaut has shared a mind-blowing video of a spacecraft’s perilous journey from Earth into the dark expanse of space taken from his unique vantage point inside the International Space Station.

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The timelapse video, taken by German astronaut and ISS commander Alexander Gerst, shows the Russian Progress MS-10 cargo spacecraft as it was launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan on November 16.

The footage shows the spacecraft as it blasts away from a light-strewn Earth and travels right through our planet’s atmosphere and into space, where the craft dramatically separates from its carrier rocket in a fiery explosion.

The cargo spacecraft arrived safely at the ISS two days later.

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