Credit:World cities are a theme for astronaut photography under the Crew Earth Observations project on the Space Station. Photograph ISS007-E-6305 was taken from the International Space Station using a Kodak DCS760 digital camera and a 180-mm lens on June 6, 2003. Information provided by Justin Wilkinson (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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Data Date:June 6, 2003
Visualization Date:March 22, 2004
Sensor(s):ISS - Digital Camera