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S44-75-098 - STS-044 - A wide view of Egypt taken during the STS-44 mission

S44-75-098 - STS-044 - A wide view of Egypt taken during the STS-44 mission

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Description: A wide view showing Earth observation images of Egypt and the Sinai Peninsula including the Red Sea, Nile River, Gulf of Aqaba and Gulf of Suez taken from Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, during the STS-44 mission.

Subject Terms: STS-44 EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)

Date Taken: 12/1/1991

Categories: Earth Observations

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Preservation File Format: TIFF

geon: EGYPT

feat: GULF OF SUEZ

lat: 29

lon: 32.5

tilt: 25

cldp: 20

nlat: 28.4

nlon: 31.1

dir: E

azi: 248

alt: 198

elev: -5
STS-44

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1991
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Explorenile river

Exploresuez

Exploresinai peninsula

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