Science and Exploration

The Himalayas As Seen From Orbit

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
March 16, 2021
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The Himalayas As Seen From Orbit

The photograph looks across India, the Himalayas, and into China as the International Space Station orbited 264 miles above. A waxing gibbous Moon is pictured above the Earth’s horizon.
iss064e037041 (Feb. 23, 2021) – larger image

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