Credit:Astronaut photograph STS125-E-6569 was acquired on May 13, 2009, with a Nikon 2DXs digital camera fitted with a 200mm lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center. The image was taken by the STS-125 crew. The image in this article has been cropped and enhanced to improve contrast. The International Space Station Program supports the laboratory to help astronauts take pictures of Earth that will be of the greatest value to scientists and the public, and to make those images freely available on the Internet. Additional images taken by astronauts and cosmonauts can be viewed at the NASA/JSC Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth. Caption by Cynthia Evans, NASA-JSC.
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Data Date:May 13, 2009
Visualization Date:May 21, 2009
Sensor(s):Space Shuttle - 35mm Camera