NASA Photo ID: AST-09-555          File Name: 10076554.jpg
Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 07/19/75
Title: Vertical view of Arab Republic of Egypt from ASTP mission
Description:
A vertical view of a portion of the Arab Republic of Egypt, as photographed 
from the Apollo spacecraft in Earth orbit during the joint U.S.-USSR Apollo 
Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) mission. The Nile Delta is in the most northerly 
corner of the picture. The city of Cairo on the Nile River is in the center 
of the photograph. The Gulf of Suez is in the most easterly corner of the 
picture. El Faiyum is south-southwest of Cairo. This picture was taken at
an  altitude of 223 kilometer (138 statute miles).               

Subject terms:
APOLLO SOYUZ TEST PROJECT               
EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
EGYPT                                   
ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
PHOTOGRAPHY                             

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