Astronaut Reid Wiseman Sends First-Ever 'Vine' From Space

06/09/2014 01:47 pm ET | Updated Jun 09, 2014

One small step for a man, one giant leap for Vines?

American astronaut Reid Wiseman posted the first-ever Vine from space on Friday. As he explained in a tweet, the Vine is a 92-minute video taken of Earth's "terminator line" -- the line separating the sunlit side of the Earth from the nighttime areas -- compressed into a six-second time-lapse video.

Because the International Space Station's orbit is parallel to that line, the video makes it appear as if the sun never sets.

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The groundbreaking Vine isn't Wiseman's first big splash on social media. The astronaut frequently tweets pictures of the Earth from the ISS. Just check out these highlights:

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