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Photo-iss036e037751
International Space Station Imagery
Galveston County
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ISS036-E-037751 (28 Aug. 2013) --- One of the Expedition 36 crew members aboard the International Space Station on Aug. 28 photographed this vertical image that shows much of Galveston County and a small portion of southeast Harris County, Texas. Gulf of Mexico waters take up the top one third of the picture. Galveston Island runs from just left of top center through top right of the image, and the Bolivar Peninsula, highly impacted by Hurricane Ike five years ago, is the land mass at top left. Galveston Bay is on the left side of the lower part of the frame. The NASA Johnson Space Center, the normal work place for NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Karen Nyberg, currently onboard the orbital complex, is in the bottom portion of the frame.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 08/30/2013
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