STS053-97-086 - STS-053 - Earth observations
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Description: Photographic documentation showing earth observations taken during the STS-53 mission from the space shuttle Discovery. The breakup of winter ice packs around Shantar Island (55.0N, 138.0E) off the coast of Khabarovsk Kray Oblast, CIS, produced this mosaic of icebergs, bergy bits and growlers in the Sea of Okhotsk as the as an unusual warming spell in mid winter temporarily melted parts of the sea ice (050).
Subject Terms: STS-53, EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), DISCOVERY (ORBITER)
Date Taken: 12/5/1992 0:00
Preservation File Format: TIFF
feat: SALT DESERT