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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: This photograph showing much of Italy was taken with a handheld 70mm camera from 276 kilometers above Earth as the NASA Space Shuttle Columbia and its crew were marking their last few hours in space on the historic first space mission utilizing a reusable vehicle. Included in the area of the frame are Golfo de Napoli, Napoli (Naples), Castellammare, Amalfi, Capri, Sorrento, Mt. Vesuvius ... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: This photograph showing much of Italy was taken with a handheld 70mm camera from 276 kilometers above Earth as the NASA Space Shuttle Columbia and its crew were marking their last few hours in space on the historic first space mission utilizing a reusable vehicle. Included in the area of the frame are Golfo de Napoli, Napoli (Naples), Castellammare, Amalfi, Capri, Sorrento, Mt. Vesuvius and the ruins of Pompei. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), STS-1, COLUMBIA (ORBITER) Categories: Earth Observations Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF geon: ITALY feat: BAY OF NAPLES, VESUVIUS lat: 41 lon: 14.5 tilt: Near Vertical cldp: 0. less
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