Science and Exploration

Targeting Earth Photographs From Orbit

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
June 10, 2013
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Targeting Earth Photographs From Orbit
Targeting Earth Photographs From Orbit.

Inside the Cupola, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, an Expedition 36 flight engineer, uses a 400mm lens on a digital still camera to photograph a target of opportunity on Earth some 250 miles below him and the International Space Station. Cassidy has been aboard the orbital outpost since late March and will continue his stay into September.
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