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May 31, 2011
Crew members for the STS-27 mission aboard the Earth-orbiting Space Shuttle Atlantis took this photo of the south Persian Gulf. with a hand-held, large format camera. The mouths of both the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers can be seen, as can nearly all the country of Kuwait.