May 2, 2014
(28 Dec. 2010) --- From 220 miles above Earth, one of the Expedition 26 crew members used a 32-mm lens to capture this night time image of much of the Florida peninsula. The picture needs to be rotated 90 degrees counter-clockwise to situate north at the top. St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay and Fort Myers can be easily delineated on the Gulf of Mexico (top in the original orientation) side and the spread-out bright lights of the Orlando area appear near frame center. Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center can also be spotted on the Atlantic side of Florida, with lights of Jacksonville visible further northward.
Topics: Geography of Florida, Geography of the United States, Florida, CAPE CANAVERAL, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Orlando