UK Daily Mail
Sept 19, 2011
It took Phileas Fogg 80 days to circumnavigate the world but, thanks to the wonders of technology, it is now possible to do it in just a minute.
This whirlwind video tour of the planet is a compilation of time-lapse images shot from the International Space Station (ISS).
James Drake spliced together the images from the ISS, which travels at about 220 miles above the surface, to create the one-minute footage which he posted online – and it has become an internet sensation.
This article was posted: Monday, September 19, 2011 at 8:38 am