Credit:Both photographs were taken from the International Space Station using a Kodak DCS760 digital camera and a 50-mm lens on January 6, 2004. ISS008-E-12107 was taken first, and ISS008-E-12109 was taken 2 minutes and 37 seconds later. Details provided by Susan Runco, 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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Data Date:January 6, 2004
Visualization Date:January 26, 2004
Sensor(s):ISS - Digital Camera