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Colorado Astronaut Captures Amazing Aurora From Space

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (CBS4) - An astronaut from Colorado captured stunning video of the Aurora Borealis from the International Space Station.

Jack Fischer posted the video to Facebook, saying "people have asked me what a 'burrito of awesomeness smothered in sauce' is... well folks, it looks like this...awesome sauce is green."

The video is a time-lapse as the space station flies 250 miles above the Earth at 17,500 mph.

Col. Jack Fischer is a native of Louisville and a graduate of the Air Force Academy from 1996.

This is Fischer's first flight into space.

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