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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS056-77-57 Date: Apr. 1993
Geographic Region: MEXICO
Feature: AGR., FALCON RES., MTS.

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  STS056-077-057 Falcon Reservoir, Texas, U.S.A. April 1993
Falcon Reservoir, a dammed lake on the Rio Grande operated jointly by Mexico and the United States, is used for irrigation, electric power, and recreation. Barely discernible are Laredo and its Mexican counterpart, Nuevo Laredo (lower right corner). Because it receives less than 20 inches (8 centimeters) of rainfall annually, this semiarid area is identified as the Arid Plains. Visible (top of photograph) are the darker outliers of the more massive Sierra Madre Oriental range of northeast Mexico.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 370k
Mission: STS056  
Roll - Frame: 77 - 57
Geographical Name: MEXICO  
Features: AGR., FALCON RES., MTS.  
Center Lat x Lon: 26.5N x 99.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 13   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
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   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 39  
 
Date: 19930410   YYYYMMDD
Time: 151701   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 27.1N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 99.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 102   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 38   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: RANGE, MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: RESERVOIR, RIVER  
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Man Made Views:  
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