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International Space Sta...
2007-03-09 0:0:0
 
Description ISS014-E-13848 (14 Feb. 2007) --- The coastal region in Somalia, south of the capital of Mogadishu (out of frame), is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 14 crewmember on the International Space Station. This image, taken during wet conditions, along with a view captured during the Expedition 12 mission (ISS012-E-23442) show the same coastal region and provides a visual contrast between wet and normal conditions. The blooming of vegetation within swamps inland of coastal dune fields is also shown in this view. Flooding of a coastal depression by overflowing rivers and swamps is also apparent.
International Space Sta...
2007-03-09 0:0:0
 
Description ISS012-E-23442 (2 Dec. 2005) --- The coastal region in Somalia, south of the capital of Mogadishu (out of frame), is featured in this image photographed during normal conditions by an Expedition 12 crewmember on the International Space Station. An image captured during the Expedition 14 mission (ISS014-E-13848) shows the same coastal region with contrasting wet conditions.
International Space Sta...
2004-04-03 0:0:0
 
Description ISS001-E-5028 (December 2000) --- Djibouti, the capital city of the country of Djibouti, can be seen in this northeast-looking view taken from the International Space Station (ISS) with a digital still camera using a 400mm lens. Djibouti, scarcely 100 years old, sits on the western shore of an isthmus in the Gulf of Tadjoura, an arm of the Gulf of Aden. Djibouti is surrounded by a rugged and bleak landscape, that has a dry and hot climate. The population of Djibouti has grown from an estimated 96,000 in 1973 to over 330,000 in 1991 mainly due to the influx of refugees from the neighboring, war torn countries of Ethiopia and Somalia. With its strategically located port, Djibouti?s economic importance results from the large transit trade it enjoys as the terminus of a railroad line from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. The city has seen an increase in tourism in the past decade due a large number of cruise ships visiting the port. Besides tourism, salt production and shipbuilding and repair are other major industries. Below the center of the image, the long runway of the Djibouti/Ambouli International Airport is visible. Coral reefs are discernible in the upper left and upper right quadrants of the image.
STS-69 Shuttle Mission ...
2004-04-03 0:0:0
 
Description STS069-732-048 (11 September 1995) --- Having earlier been released by the Space Shuttle Endeavour?s Remote Manipulator System (RMS), the Wake Shield Facility (WSF) moves away from the Space Shuttle. The coast of Somalia can be seen in the lower left quadrant of the frame. STS-69 and the Space Shuttle Endeavour, with a five-member crew, launched on September 7, 1995, from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and ended its mission there on September 18, 1995, with a successful landing on Runway 33. The multifaceted mission carried a crew of astronauts David M. Walker, mission commander; Kenneth D. Cockrell, pilot; and James S. Voss (payload commander), James H. Newman and Michael L. Gernhardt, all mission specialists.
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