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International Space Station Imagery
Description: 
ISS015-E-25044 (3 Sept. 2007) --- This view of Hurricane Felix was taken from the Earth-orbiting International Space Station (ISS) by an Expedition 15 crewmember using a digital still camera equipped with a 28-70 mm lens set at 28 mm focal length on Sept. 3, 2007 at 11:38:29 GMT. The ISS was located at the nadir point of 16.0 degrees north latitude and 84.0 degrees west longitude nearly over the coast of eastern Honduras when this image was taken. At approximately noon GMT, Hurricane Felix was near 14.2 degrees north latitude and 76.9 degrees west longitude, about 260 miles (425 kilometers) south of Kingston Jamaica, and 425 miles (685 kilometers) east of Cabo Gracias a Dios on the Nicaragua/Honduras border, moving west at 21 miles per hour (33 kilometers per hour). The sustained winds were 165 miles per hour with higher gusts making it a category 5 on the Saffir-Simpson scale.
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Photo-iss015e25044
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Earth
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International Space Station (ISS)
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Honduras
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Jamaica
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Kingston
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Nicaragua
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SPD-SPFLT-Photo-iss015e25044
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http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/crew-15/html/iss015e25044.html