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Tucson, Arizona

Tucson lies between the forested Catalina Mountains and the Tucson Mountains (dark reddish brown at the left image margin).The typical western North American cityscape is a pattern of regular north-south aligned rectangles outlined by major streets set one mile apart.

Astronaut photograph ISS009-E-10382 was taken on 7 June 2004, with a Kodak DCS760 digital camera equipped with a 180 mm lens, and is provided by the 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 July 19, 2004
Data acquired June 7, 2004

ISS > Digital Camera
Astronaut Photography