Science and Exploration

Italy As Seen From Orbit

By Keith Cowing
August 25, 2014
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Italy As Seen From Orbit

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station, flying 225 nautical miles above Earth, recorded this image over southern Italy on Aug. 13, 2014.
South is on the left side of the picture. Italy’s “boot” and Sicily are featured in the 28mm image.

ISS040-E-092470 (13 Aug. 2014) — Larger image

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