Earth - Gemini 5

The Imperial Valley, California and Arizona on Earth

Gemini 5 photograph of the Imperial Valley in California looking northeast. The Salton Sea, about 60 km long, is at the left of center in the foreground. Left of that is Joshua Tree National Monument. To the right are farmlands. The U.S./Mexico border is at the right and Arizona is in the background. The San Andreas fault runs behind the Salton Sea. (Gemini 5, S65-45747)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-08-22 T 06:36
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +33.5/115.
Orbit(s): 11

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: haze
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_45747
Other Image ID number: S65_45382 (b&w)
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 65-068A-02A
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