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offers thousands of images of Earth and guides for using them to support instruction in Earth science, space science, geography, social studies, math, and other subjects. Images can be searched by country or geographic feature (island, archipelago, peninsula, canyon, and others). Photos were taken by a digital camera mounted on the International Space Station (ISS) under the direction and control of students. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

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Interesting Fact:

An orbit is a fixed path in space that the spacecraft follows. Depending on the mission, the size, shape, and orientation of an orbit will vary. A satellite is any object in orbital motion (sun, moon, earth, spacecraft, and shuttle).
ISS EarthKAM image of Cape Cod and Boston, Massachusetts superimposed over a Jet Navigation Chart.

Cape Cod and Boston

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