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Mission: ISS007 Roll: E Frame: 10244 Mission ID on the Film or image: ISS007
Country or Geographic Name: USA-TEXAS
Center Point: Latitude: 28.5 Longitude: -96.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Stereo: (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)


Camera Tilt: High Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 50mm
Camera: E4: Kodak DCS760C Electronic Still Camera
Film: 3060E : 3060 x 2036 pixel CCD, RGBG array.


Film Exposure:
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 75 (51-75)


GMT Date: 20030715 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 132636 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: 18.9, Longitude: -92.8 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Nadir to Photo Center Direction: North
Sun Azimuth: 74 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 210 nautical miles (389 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 22 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 2543


ISS007-E-10244 (15 July 2003) --- The Expedition 7 crew onboard the International Space Station (ISS) had a great seat from which to observe tropical storm Claudette as she turned into a hurricane and came ashore with high winds and heavy rains that drenched their Houston home base and other Texas areas. This digital image was recorded at 13:26:41 GMT, July 15, 2003.

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