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ISS009-E-20442
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Spacecraft nadir point: 5.1° N, 49.6° W

Photo center point: 15.0° N, 49.0° W

Nadir to Photo Center: North

Spacecraft Altitude: 195 nautical miles (361km)
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Image Caption: ISS009E20442 (27 August 2004) --- This photo of Hurricane Frances was taken by Astronaut Mike Fincke aboard the International Space Station as he flew 230 statute miles above the storm at about 9 a.m. CDT Friday, Aug. 27, 2004. At the time, Frances was located 820 miles east of the Lesser Antilles in the Atlantic Ocean, moving west-northwest at 10 miles per hour, with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour. Fincke, the NASA ISS Science Officer and Flight Engineer, and Expedition 9 Commander Gennady Padalka are in the fifth month of a six-month flight aboard the Station.