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STS065-88-1
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Spacecraft nadir point: 22.1° S, 42.2° W

Photo center point: 23.0° S, 43.0° W

Nadir to Photo Center: Southwest

Spacecraft Altitude: 134 nautical miles (248km)
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Image Caption: STS-65 Earth observation taken aboard Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, shows Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. This port city with a population of 11.6 million people can be seen to the left of Governador Island. Aeroporto Galeao is visible on the left, or western half of Governador Island. Below Governador Island is the Ponte Rio Niteroi bridge which connects the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi. Several ships can be seen in the Bay of Guanabara.