Stunning timelapse from the International Space Station shows the vastness of Earth's atmosphere

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A high-flying timelapse of the International Space Station sends viewers on a stunning trip from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic in just 60 seconds.

In the video taken by NASA astronaut Nick Hague, about 30 minutes of orbit time aboard the ISS -- or a third of the time the station takes to complete one full rotation around the planet -- takes place over just a minute, capturing the enormity of Earth's atmosphere.

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'I was awestruck as I watched the wispy clouds disappear into the shadows,' said Hague on Twitter.

Hague boarded the station on March 14 and is set to return from his six-month trip into space in October.

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According to him, outside of the seemingly boundless beauty of Earth's atmosphere, he has witnessed other, more personal, phenomenon during his time on the station.

'[Two] months into my stay on [the ISS]! What’s it like adjusting to life in space? My back stretched out due to lack of gravity [and] I’m now [two] inches taller,' reported Hague on Twitter.

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'Fluid shifts make me feel a bit stuffy, [and] the tops of my...
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