NASA Photo ID: STS052-77-078       File Name: 10065347.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 11/01/92
  Title: Aircraft Contrails
  Description:
  Captured in this scene is a series of aircraft contrails in a high traffic 
  region over the northern Gulf of Mexico (27.0N, 85.5W).  Contrails are
  caused  by the hot engine exhaust of high flying aircraft interacting with
  moisture  in the cold upper atmosphere and are common occurrances of high
  flying  aircraft.                   
  Subject terms:
  CLOUDS                                  
  CONTRAILS                               
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  STS-52                                  
  

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