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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS062-152-252 Date: Mar. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-TEXAS

STS062-152-252 North Houston, Texas, U.S.A. March 1994
The landscape outside metropolitan Houston consists of flat coastal plains and rolling grasslands west and northwest of the city and darker, dense stands of vegetation, primarily pine forests, to the north. Several highway systems radiate from Houston--Interstate Highway 45 northward from central Houston through Conroe and Huntsville toward Dallas; U.S. Highway 59 to the northeast; and U.S. Highway 290 to the northwest. Apparent north of Houston are the V-shaped runways of Bush Intercontinental Airport with muddy Lake Houston to its east and Lake Conroe, northwest of Conroe, with brown sediment in its northern reaches. Visible are small, dark Gibbons Creek Lake; a segment of the southeast-flowing Brazos River and its floodplain; and a small area of cultivated fields between western Houston and the Brazos River.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 315k
Mission: STS062  
Roll - Frame: 152 - 252
Geographical Name: USA-TEXAS  
Center Lat x Lon: 30.0N x 95.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera:: LH
Camera Tilt: 12   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 99  
Date: 19940310   YYYYMMDD
Time: 175708   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 30.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 95W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 166   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 55   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: RANGE, FOREST  
Water Views: RESERVOIR  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AIRPORT, HIGHWAY  
City Views:  

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