A Jilin-1 satellite at an altitude of 535km captured an orbital view of an OS-X1 rocket launch from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert on September 7. The OS-X1 is a suborbital research rocket developed by Chinese aerospace company OneSpace. You can also check out the view from the ground for a full 360 mashup.
National Geographic has been publishing in-depth coverage of explorers, scientists, adventurers and more for 130 years. My collection only stretches back to the late 90’s but this short time lapse video takes you all the way back to 1888 and warps through a showcase of every cover they’ve printed right up to January 2018, interspersed with profiles of the magazine’s biggest stories.