Credit:Astronaut photograph ISS016-E-5526 was acquired on October 21, 2007, with a Kodak 760C digital camera fitted with a 280 mm lens. The image was taken by the Expedition 16 crew. The image is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center. The image in this article has been cropped and enhanced to improve contrast. Lens artifacts have been removed. 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:October 21, 2007
Visualization Date:December 17, 2007
Sensor(s):ISS - Digital Camera