Earth from Gemini Titan 7
April 9, 2003
The eastern Mediterranean area is photographed by Astronaut Frank Borman and James A. Lovell during the Gemini 7 mission. The Nile Delta in Egypt is at bottom. The Suez Canal, Gulf of Suez, and Red Sea are in center of photograph. Sinai Peninsula is in upper right corner of photograph. Body of water at top edge of photograph is Gulf of Aqaba. The Dead Sea can be seen in top center of picture. Israel, Palestine, Jordan and Syria are also at top center. The Island of Cyprus is at extreme left.
Topics: Hospitality Recreation, Suez Canal, Western Asia, Red Sea, Suez Governorate, Suez, Aqaba, Frank Borman, Sinai Peninsula, Great Rift Valley, Mediterranean Sea, Jordan, Egypt