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International Space Station Astronauts Set New Standard For Earth Photography

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May 6, 2002
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Astronaut photography of the Earth from the International Space Station has achieved spatial resolutions of less than six meters, an analysis of more than 13,000 images has shown. This means scientists can use photographs taken from the space station to study changes that are occurring in very small features on the Earth's surface.

Astronaut photography of the Earth from the International Space Station has achieved spatial resolutions of less than six meters, an analysis of more than 13,000 images has shown. This means scientists can use photographs taken from the space station to study changes that are occurring in very small features on the Earth's surface.


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NASA/Johnson Space Center. "International Space Station Astronauts Set New Standard For Earth Photography." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/05/020506074806.htm (accessed April 21, 2014).

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