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s119e010839

October 18, 2011
high res (0.6 M) low res (71 K) S119-E-010839 (27 March 2009) --- On its final full day in space before its scheduled return home on March 28, the crew of Space Shuttle Discovery took some pictures of the home planet, including this one of the Sinai Peninsula. The frame shows part of the Red Sea (top), Gulf of Suez (right of center), Nile River (far right edge), Gulf of Aqaba (center frame) and parts of the nations of Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia.