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Earth (Indian Ocean) as seen by the crew of the Gemini XI mission, 1966

Description

Earth as photographed by the crew of the Gemini II space mission from a distance of 700 miles above the surface. Blue area in top half of photograph is the Indian Ocean off the coast of Australia. Photo was taken during the week of September 12, 1966.

Source

Oliver Atkins photograph collection

Date

September 12-15, 1966

Subject

Project Gemini (U.S.)
Gemini 11 (Spacecraft)
Space flight 1950-1990

Creator

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Format

jpeg image, 1,025.46 KB (1,050,072 bytes),
2,400px × 1,924px

Type

1 jpeg image

Citation

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), "Earth (Indian Ocean) as seen by the crew of the Gemini XI mission, 1966," in Special Collections & Archives, Item #36, http://exhibits.gmu.edu/items/show/36 (accessed September 19, 2017).