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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-760-26 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA

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  STS073-760-026 Rogers Dry Lake, California, U.S.A. October 1995
Highly reflective Rogers Dry Lake, near the center of the photograph, is composed of a hard clay surface so strong that the NASA fleet of Space Shuttles uses this facility as an alternate landing site. Discernible are several manmade features surrounding the lake—one of the major runways of Edwards Air Force Base, west of the lake; California Highway 58, the thin east-west artery to the north; borax mining and mineral extraction plants to the northeast; light and dark field patterns of irrigated agriculture to the south and southwest; and Rosamond Dry Lake to the southwest.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 263k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 760 - 26
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 35.0N x 118W
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: 9   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 164  
Date: 19951030   YYYYMMDD
Time: 163502   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 34.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 118.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 130   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 142   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 25   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: DESERT  
Water Views: PLAYA  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AIRPORT  
City Views:  
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