Nightly News | February 08, 2012
>>> we've been showing you a lot of the insanely spectacular northern lights this winter, the light show from northern fleng to the upper plains to canada, a result of that intense solar activity . now we know what it looks like above thanks to our friends on the international space station . while the video is accelerated, it takes 90 minutes to orbit the earth. at one point, clearly flying right over detroit and chicago, and along the way enjoying the view so few of us will ever get to see in our lifetime. fellow space geeks can see a ton more on our website. they are spectacular.