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Space Station crew photographs fires in U.S. Southwest

Press Release From: Marshall Space Flight Center
Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2002

Photo description: Wildfires in the hills north and northwest of Los Angeles. Medium 639 x 422 (72)
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Using a handheld digital camera as part of the ongoing Crew Earth Observations research program aboard the International Space Station, station crew members took this photo June 7, 2002, of wildfires in the hills north and northwest of Los Angeles. Visible in the picture are the Channel Islands and southern Central Valley of California. (NASA)

 

Photo description: Wildfires in the hills north and northwest of Los Angeles. Medium 639 x 421 (72)
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Using a handheld digital camera as part of the ongoing Crew Earth Observations research program aboard the International Space Station, station crew members took this photo June 7, 2002, of wildfires in the hills north and northwest of Los Angeles. Visible in the picture are details of a fire to the northwest of Los Angeles. (NASA)

 

Photo description: Wildfires in the hills north and northwest of Los Angeles. Medium 639 x 422 (72)
Thumbnail 100 x 100 (72)

Using a handheld digital camera as part of the ongoing Crew Earth Observations research program aboard the International Space Station, station crew members took this photo June 7, 2002, of wildfires in the hills north and northwest of Los Angeles. Visible in the picture are details of a fire to the north of Los Angeles. (NASA)

 

Photo description: May 23 photo of a wildfire in Bullock, Ariz. Medium 540 x 418 (72)
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Using a handheld digital camera as part of the ongoing Crew Earth Observations research program aboard the International Space Station, station crew members took this photo May 23 of a wildfire in Bullock, Ariz., two days after the fire began. By May 25, fighting the fire was listed as a top national priority. The mountainous region of the Coronado National Forest, northeast of Tucson, Ariz., is highlighted by the low Sun angle when the photo was taken. More than 30,000 acres have been consumed by the blaze. (NASA)

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