A crewmember on the joint STS-135/Expediton 28 aggregation photographed this image of parts of Mexico, including Baja California the Gulf of Cortez. Ten astronauts and cosmonauts are currently aboard the joint Atlantis/station complex sharing chores. This photo opportunity presented itself on July 12 — a very busy spacewalk day.
The Nile River Delta and part of the Mediterranean Sea can be seen in this night time photo captured by one of the Expedition 28 crew members aboard the International Space Station, flying at an altitude of approximately 220 miles. A 38-mm focal length was used to record the image.
Parts of New Jersey, right side of frame, and New York City (generally, left part of photo) are the focus of this still image downlinked from the International Space Station while docked with the space shuttle Discovery.