Earth and the Sound of Silence

An amazing 4K Ultra-HD video of the majestic beauty of Earth as seen by the crew of the International Space Station, accompanied by “The Sound of Silence” by Paul Simon.

The images were captured by astronauts Sergey Ryazanskiy, Paolo Nespoli, and Commander Randy “Komrade” Bresnik. The video features stunning footage of Earth and outer space from the International Space Station in low-earth orbit during the months of August through October in 2017.

“Sharing the incomparable silent beauty of our planet with all our fellow travelers on this, our Spaceship Earth.”

“The Sound of Silence” was written by the American musician, singer-songwriter and actor Paul Simon (born October 13, 1941) over a period of several months in 1963 and 1964. The accompanying piece is the Disturbed version of the song, released by the American heavy metal band on December 7, 2015.

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