25 Jul 2021 23:24 GMT
The tour begins in the Canary Islands, in Spain, and moves towards the east of our planet.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency (ESA) published an impressive fast-motion video this weekend showing European countries as seen from the International Space Station (ISS).
“This is how it looks arriving in Europe from the ISS,” Pesquet wrote in a tweet explaining that the overflight that can be seen in the images part from the Canary Islands, in Spain.
Along the route, which seems to be approaching the curved horizon of the Earth, some details can be seen on the bluish surface of our planet.
According to the French astronaut, this ‘timelapse’ is approximately 12 times faster than the actual speed at which they are moving on the International Space Station in an easterly direction.