Science and Exploration

New Orleans As Seen From Orbit

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
March 8, 2020
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New Orleans As Seen From Orbit
New Orleans

The Mississippi River runs through New Orleans and into the Gulf of Mexico on the southeast coast of Louisiana.
At the right are Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne. The International Space Station was orbiting 264 miles above western Mississippi when this photograph was taken.

iss062e069355 (Feb, 28, 2020) – larger image

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