NASA Photo ID: STS066-208-025      File Name: 10122669.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 11/14/94
  Title: Mt. Everest as seen from STS-66 shuttle Atlantis
  Description:
  Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world at 8,858 meters, was
  photographed by the STS-66 crew members aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis
  from 165 nautical miles above the Earth. Also seen are Cho Oyu (8,153
  meters) northwest of Everest, and other peaks in what has been calle the
  "Roof of the World". Abundant details of glacier surfaces, including
  moraines, crevasse fields and ice falls are displayed for study.
  
  Subject terms:
  ATLANTIS (ORBITER)                      
  CHINA                                   
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  ICE                                     
  MOUNTAINS                               
  NEPAL                                   
  SNOW                                    
  STS-66                                  
  

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