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61A-31-089 - STS-61A - STS-61A earth observations

61A-31-089 - STS-61A - STS-61A earth observations

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The original finding aid described this as:

Description: Photographic documentation showing STS-61A earth observations. This photograph looking to the west-northwest along the axis of the Great Himalayan range, shows India, Nepal and China. Mount Everest (8, 848 meters) is near the center of the frame. The Ganges Plains are to the left and the Tibet Plateau to the right.

Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 61-A

Date Taken: 10/31/1985

Categories: Earth Observations

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Preservation File Format: TIFF

geon: NEPAL

feat: HIMALAYAN RA, PEI-KU L.

lat: 28

lon: 85.5

tilt: High Oblique

cldp: 10

nlat: 26

nlon: 92.7

dir: W

azi: 172

alt: 177
STS-61A

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Date

1985
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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Exploregreat himalayan range

Exploremount everest

Exploretibet plateau