Aftermath of World Trade Center Attack

Aftermath of World Trade Center Attack

This true-color image was taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) aboard the Landsat 7 satellite on September 12, 2001, at roughly 11:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time.

Visit the USGS Landsat 7 site for additional Landsat imagery, the NASA home page for photos from the space station and MODIS, and for images from other satellites.

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  • Data Date:

    September 12, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    September 13, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 7 - ETM+


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