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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS090-731-66 Date: May 1998
Geographic Region: USA-KANSAS
Feature: WICHITA

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  STS090-731-066 Wichita, Kansas April, 1998
Located in south-central Kansas on the eastern Great Plains, the city of Wichita is situated at the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas Rivers. It is the home of McConnell Air Force Base whose runways are visible just to the bottom and left of the center of the view (southeast of the central city). The runways of the commercial Wichita Mid-Continent Airport are visible to the west (up) from the central city. Wichita is the chief agricultural, commercial, industrial, financial, and cultural center of southern Kansas. The city was founded in 1868 to serve travelers moving westward on the famous Chisholm Trail.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 323k
Mission: STS090  
Roll - Frame: 731 - 66
Geographical Name: USA-KANSAS  
Features: WICHITA  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.5N x 97.5W
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: 21   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 223  
 
Date: 19980501   YYYYMMDD
Time: 142813   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 96.8W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 97   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 133   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 34   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views:  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA, HIGHWAY, AIRPORT, AGRICULTURE  
City Views: WICHITA  
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