Credit:Astronaut photograph ISS033-E-015373 was acquired on October 23, 2012, with a Nikon D3X digital camera, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center. The image was taken by the Expedition 33 crew. It has been cropped and enhanced to improve contrast, and lens artifacts have been removed. The International Space Station Program supports the laboratory as part of the ISS National Lab 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. Caption by Michael Carlowicz, Earth Observatory.
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Data Date:October 23, 2012
Visualization Date:October 25, 2012
Sensor(s):ISS - Digital Camera