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Earth (Northeast Africa) as seen by the crew of the Gemini XI mission, 1966

Description

Earth as photographed by the crew of the Gemini XI space flight crew from a distance of 300 miles above the surface. Seen here are the countries of Sudan and Egypt seperated by the Nile River at top left. Photo was taken September 14, 1966.

Source

Oliver Atkins photograph collection

Date

September 14, 1966

Subject

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

Creator

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Format

jpeg image, 879.99 KB (901,113 bytes),
2,400px × 1,951px

Type

1 jpeg image

Citation

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), "Earth (Northeast Africa) as seen by the crew of the Gemini XI mission, 1966," in Special Collections & Archives, Item #37, http://exhibits.gmu.edu/items/show/37 (accessed September 19, 2017).