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Mumbai, India

With almost 23 million residents, Mumbai, India, is the second largest city in the world. Rapid population growth in Mumbai is evident in this image from the International Space Station that shows several regions of the city with active land reclamation activities on its coasts, bays and hinterlands.

Photograph ISS008-E-19273 was taken March 25, 2004, with a Kodak DCS760 digital camera equipped with an 800-mm lens, with information provided by Kamlesh P. Lulla, 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.

Published May 3, 2004
Data acquired March 25, 2004

ISS > Digital Camera
Astronaut Photography