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Where does Space begin?

How far away is Space from where you are at this moment? How much closer is it when you’re flying in a plane? And how close is the International Space Station to Earth if we can spot it in the sky?

Travel up, up, up towards space to find out what we’d see at different heights in this animated explainer by Slurpy Studios for the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

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