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In collaboration with the European Space Agency (NASA), NASA shot the first of its kind, 8K Ultra High Definition Video (UHD) from the International Space Station.
USA TODAY

These views from space begin much more spectacularly.

NASA released the first 8K video from space and captured astronauts aboard the International Space Station as they live, work and conduct research.

The 8K camera can record at resolutions up to a conventional high-definition resolution TV with up to 8K, which is a four times better video quality over 4K.

The RED camera camera used on the ISS is similar to that used in Hollywood movies, including "The Hobbit" trilogy and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2". "

" We are excited about new technologies that allow us to better engage our audiences in space station research, "said David Brady, scientific assistant to the International Space Station Program Science Office.

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To get the full experience, users need to watch the video on a computer screen or screen that supports 8K video, but NASA says, even if you do not 8K screen, the video will still support higher quality playback compared to lower resolution videos.

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