Earth - Gemini 3

Arizona and Mexico on Earth

Gemini 3 photograph of Arizona and Mexico. Yuma, Arizona and the Colorado river are at the Upper center, and the Great Sonora Desert is at lower left. The dark area at the bottom right is a large volcanic field, Cerro del Pinacate. This northwest looking view was taken on the 2nd of Gemini 3's three orbits. The Cerro del Pinacate is about 125 km from Yuma. (Gemini 3, S65-18741)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-03-23 T 17:26
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +32.,113.
Orbit(s): 2

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: desert, water, manmade
Instrument: Hasselblad 70-mm camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): N/A
Instrument Field of View (deg): N/A
Filter: N/A
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: S65-18741
Other Image ID number: S65-18575 (b&w)
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 65-024A-03A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015