• Description
  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: This oblique scene from the Earth-orbiting Space Shuttle Columbia shows southern Florida, several of the Bahama Islands and parts of the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. The nine-day STS-40/Spacelab Life Sciences (SLS-1) mission started with launch from Kennedy Space Center (KSC), visible in lower left. Cuba can be seen at top center. The picture was photographed... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: This oblique scene from the Earth-orbiting Space Shuttle Columbia shows southern Florida, several of the Bahama Islands and parts of the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. The nine-day STS-40/Spacelab Life Sciences (SLS-1) mission started with launch from Kennedy Space Center (KSC), visible in lower left. Cuba can be seen at top center. The picture was photographed with a handheld Rolleiflex camera, aimed through Columbia's aft flight deck windows. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), STS-40, COLUMBIA (ORBITER) Date Taken: 6/1/1999 Categories: Earth Observations Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF geon: USA-FLORIDA feat: SOUTH, CENTRAL FLORIDA lat: 27 lon: -81 tilt: High Oblique cldp: 25. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted