24 Sep '12, 1pm

Pyramids at Giza, Egypt [image] #NASA

The Great Pyramids at Giza are the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and perhaps the most famous of the ancient monuments in the Nile River Delta of Egypt. They are also a favorite subject of photography from orbit—particularly when high-resolution imagery can be obtained. This subset of a larger astronaut photograph illustrates the degree of detail visible from the International Space Station (ISS) using a long focal-length lens to provide high magnification. With good illumination of the scene and a steady hand on the camera, current off-the-shelf digital cameras on the ISS can acquire detailed images to rival those of automated satellite sensors. The southeast-facing sides of the pyramids of the pharaohs Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure are all brightly illuminated by the Sun, while the northwest facing sides are in shadow. This shadowing also highlights smaller...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 23 Sep '12, 10pm

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navy.mil 24 Sep '12, 12am

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Oregon Rain Shadow [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 23 Sep '12, 1pm

Within a three-hour drive across Oregon, you can visit a beach, a temperate rainforest, a mountain glacier, and the high d...

#ImHappiestWhen I'm operating forward

#ImHappiestWhen I'm operating forward

navy.mil 26 Sep '12, 3pm

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searchenginejournal.com 24 Sep '12, 9am

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Sep '12, 5pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Sep '12, 1pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Sep '12, 1pm

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Like a knife through butter, USS Cowpens plows ...

navy.mil 27 Sep '12, 9pm

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searchenginewatch.com 30 Sep '12, 1pm

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Deforestation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo [image] #NASA

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Sep '12, 1pm

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navy.mil 01 Oct '12, 6am

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