ST. PAUL, Minn. - Astronauts on the International Space Station have several tasks including installing new modules, conducting experiments and even growing food.
Now they can add a line to the resume. Photographer.
"Training astronauts is a lot of fun to begin with, they learn technology very quickly." said James Neihouse, photographer for for the new Omni Theater film, "A Beautiful Planet."
In the film, astronauts on board the International Space Station were responsible for capturing images of the aurora, clouds, and the human's effect on Earth's terrain.
"I knew how to pick up the camera and push the button that's about all I knew." said Barry "Butch" Wilmore, NASA astronaut.
On the large screen, the film will surely not disappoint. "A Beautiful Planet" opens Friday at the Science Museum of Minnesota. For more information, click here.