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It was a once in a lifetime experience meant to foster a love if science. A group of Virginia kids spent part if their day talking to an astronaut.
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Don Pettit, a NASA astronaut currently aboard the International Space Station, took some beautiful, high-resolution photographs of the star-scape over Earth's surface, and the aurora borealis that dances across the atmosphere. Photographer Alex Rivest compiled the resulting images into a time-lapse video, producing some truly breathtaking footage.