Credit:Three different space station crewmembers took the photographs shown above. Image ISS005-E-16729 was taken with a Kodak DCS760 digital camera and 800-mm lens on October 7, 2002, ISS007-E-13002 was taken with a digital camera and 50-mm lens on August 19, 2003, ISS002-707-87, was taken with a Hasselblad film camera and 110-mm lens in summer 2001. Details provided by Julie Robinson (Lockheed Martin), Earth Observations Laboratory, Johnson Space Center. 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.
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Visualization Date:January 19, 2004
Sensor(s):ISS - Digital Camera