United Arab Emirates As Seen From Orbit

By Keith Cowing
June 24, 2014
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United Arab Emirates As Seen From Orbit
United Arab Emirates

One of the members of the Expedition 40 crew aboard the International Space Station aimed a camera “around” the docked Russian Soyuz vehicle to record this night image of the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai (center) and Abu Dhabi (left) are easily identified. The Straits of Hormuz are at right and the coast of Iran is barely visible in upper right.

ISS040-E-008307 (7 June 2014) – Larger image

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