Press Release

Sharm El Sheik, Egypt: Site of Mideast Summit

By SpaceRef Editor
October 18, 2000
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The golf resort in Sharm El Sheik, where President Clinton
met this week with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and
Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, stands out against
the desert landscape in a satellite image taken by a NASA
instrument. The image is available at:

The image of the Red Sea coastal town was taken on August
25, 2000, by NASA’s Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and
Reflection Radiometer (ASTER), one of several Earth-observing
instruments aboard the Terra satellite.

More information about ASTER is available at:

JPL is a division of the California Institute of Technology,
Pasadena, Calif.

SpaceRef staff editor.