NASA Photo ID: S73-35078           File Name: 10076279.jpg
Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 08/15/73
Title: View of Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area
Description:
A near vertical view of the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area is seen in 
this Skyalb 3 Earth Resources Experiments Package S190-B (five-inch earth 
terrain camera) photograph taken from the Skylab space station in earth 
orbit. Also in the picture are Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Tempe, Mesa, 
Laveen, Komatke, Salt River Indian Reseravation, and part of the Gila River 
Indian Reservation. Features which can be detected from the photograph 
include: cultural patterns defined by commercial, industrial, agricultural 
and residential areas; transportation networks consisting of major
corridors,  primary, secondary, and feeder streets; major urban
developments on the area  such as airports, Squaw Peak CIty Park, Turf
Paradise Race Track and the  State Fair grounds.           

Subject terms:
ARIZONA                                 
CITIES                                  
EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY                    
ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
SKYLAB 3                                
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS                  
TRANSPORTATION                          

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