Solar eclipse: The amazing moment the world first saw it
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Solar eclipse: The amazing moment when the world first saw it

21 August 2017 Last updated at 19:15 BST

Millions of people across the US are enjoying one of the most incredible space sights that you can see from the Earth.

A total solar eclipse is sweeping across the States, plunging whole areas of the US into complete darkness for a few short moments.

Here is the moment when some of the first pictures of the total solar eclipse were seen from a special Nasa aircraft.

You can hear how excited everybody is!

For more updates from the Great American Eclipse 2017, click on this link.