Hitch a ride on a weather balloon into the sky, so high that you can see the curvature of the Earth. Then witness a total solar eclipse while you’re up there. This stunning 360 VR video takes us 38,000 meters (23.6 miles) above sea level for a unique celestial event. It’s a collaboration between the BBC’s Earth From Space team and “near space experts” Sent Into Space.
It’s probably the first 360 video total solar eclipse video filmed from space, and it provides lots of wonderful facts along the way. Be sure to look up when the weather balloon’s about to pop.
A book recommendation: Overview: A New Perspective of Earth.
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