This breathtaking new video from the International Space Station offers a rarely seen view of the Auroras from space.

The Southern and Northern Lights are one of the most beautiful natural phenomenon in the world. So you can imagine how amazing they look while floating above the Earth. You gotta see this footage after the jump.

Is it us, or do the Auroras looks like a green force field protecting the planet? We always knew Captain Planet was watching over us.

[via Gizmodo]