Astronaut Jeff Williams knows, like no other, that “you see things at a different scale” from outer space, since he orbited our planet for a record 534 days on several missions for NASA. Because he put a lot of time and effort in photography and video while he was up there, he now made it possible for everyone to literally look at the earth from a global perspective.
I don’t remember exactly where we were, the first time I viewed the earth, but I remember getting out of our space suits and finally having a chance to get a close look out the window. The overall beauty of the planet struck me. Specifically the blues of the oceans and the whites of the cloud formations.
With his documentary-style short film, Williams hopes to help grow our appreciation for what Earth has to offer. The views he shot with his mighty Nikon of our planet’s oceans, clouds, coastlines, sunsets and sand dunes are breathtaking.