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International Space Station Imagery

 


International Space Station Imagery showing the fire plume from Manhattan after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City
International Space Station Imagery
(11 September 2001) --- One of a series of pictures taken of metropolitan New York City (and other parts of New York as well as New Jersey) by one of the Expedition Three crew members onboard the International Space Station (ISS) at various times during the day of September 11, 2001. The image shows a smoke plume rising from the Manhattan area. The orbital outpost was flying at an altitude of approximately 250 miles. The image was recorded with a digital still camera.

 



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