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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: ISS007-E-7842 Date: Jun. 2003
Geographic Region: USA-NORTH CAROLINA
Feature: KILL DEVIL HILL, KITTY HAWK

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  This year the world celebrates a century of human flight with the one hundredth anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station share a kindred spirit of flight accomplishments and commemorated the centennial celebration (http://www.firstflightcentennial.org/) with this image of Kitty Hawk and the Wright Brothers National Memorial.

Kitty Hawk is located on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The Wrights used the Outer Banks’ prevailing winds and the altitude gained by climbing a 90-foot hill (Kill Devil Hill) to successfully demonstrate powered flight. The large circle on the image is a road ringing Kill Devil Hill, now part of the Wright Brothers National Memorial. A large granite monument sits on top of the hill. Both the Wright Brothers National Memorial and Dayton, Ohio (hometown of the Wright Brothers) will host celebrations of the Wright Brothers’ achievement throughout the year.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 57k
Mission: ISS007  
Roll - Frame: E - 7842
Geographical Name: USA-NORTH CAROLINA  
Features: KILL DEVIL HILL, KITTY HAWK  
Center Lat x Lon: 36.0N x 75.5W
Film Exposure:   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
 
Camera: E4
 
Camera Tilt: 30   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 800  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?:   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 2184  
 
Date: 20030622   YYYYMMDD
Time: 130608   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 75.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 88   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 208   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 38   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: HILL  
Water Views:  
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City Views: DAYTON  
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