NASA Photo ID: AST-01-042          File Name: 10076553.jpg
Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 07/16/75
Title: Oblique view of cloud patterns over Pacific Ocean
Description:
An oblique view of unique cloud patterns over the Pacific Ocean caused by 
aircraft contrail shadows altering cumulus clouds and forming straight line 
clouds, as photographed from the Apollo spacecraft in Earth orbit during
the  joint U.S.-USSR Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) mission. This area is 
southwest of Los Angeles, California. This photograph was taken at an 
altitude of 177 kilometers (110 statute miles).                

Subject terms:
APOLLO SOYUZ TEST PROJECT               
CALIFORNIA                              
CLOUDS                                  
EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
PACIFIC OCEAN                           
PHOTOGRAPHY                             

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