The Ultimate Field Trip (Part 8 of 8)

An Astronaut's View of Earth

by Kathryn D. Sullivan, Ph.D.
NASA Astronaut

Space Shuttle Earth observation training, cataloguing, and data archiving are performed by the Office of Earth Sciences of the Earth Science and Solar System Exploration Division at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Obtaining Space Shuttle photographs

"An Astronaut's View of Earth" was adapted from a version published in Update, the newsletter of the National Geographic Society's Geography Education Program, Fall 1991, pp. 1, 12-14.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Houston, Texas 77058