Credit:The featured astronaut photograph, ISS014-E-13848, was acquired February 14, 2007, with a Kodak 760C digital camera using an 180 mm lens. The comparative photograph, ISS012-E-23442, was acquired December 2, 2005, also with a Kodak 760C digital camera using an 180 mm lens. Both images are provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center. The images in this article have 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
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Visualization Date:March 5, 2007
Sensor(s):ISS - Digital Camera