Detail View: NASA Johnson Space Center Collection: View of southerly portion of Island of Sicily

Title: 
View of southerly portion of Island of Sicily
Description: 
A near vertical view of the most southerly portion of the Island of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea, as photographed from the Apollo spacecraft in Earth orbit during the joint U.S.-USSR Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) mission. This view includes the towns of Gala, Pachino, Avela and Pozzalo. The photograph was taken at an altitude of 228 kilometers (141 statute miles).
Date Taken: 
1975-07-20
Program: 
Apollo
Mission: 
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
facet_what: 
Earth
facet_where: 
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Photo ID: 
AST-17-1378
Film Type: 
70mm
UID: 
SPD-JSC-AST-17-1378
original url: 
http://images.jsc.nasa.gov/luceneweb/caption.jsp?datesearch=Go&from_day=1&from_month=1&from_year=1900&hitsperpage=5&pageno=623&photoId=AST-17-1378&searchpage=true&to_day=31&to_month=12&to_year=3000