This is the Web Edition of "A Trip Into Space", a Coimbra-based electronic book on space science. Both the texts and the photos are by courtesy of National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

The Earth
Eastern Algeria And Libya, Africa

Gemini 9 photograph of Algeria and Libya on the Earth. The view is along the southeastern end of the Tassili-n-Ajjer in eastern Algeria. The Marzuq Sand Sea of Libya is at the upper left. The black Telut basalt field is at the lower center, and the rocks at the lower right are the edge of the Ahaggar Massif. (Gemini 9, S66-38418)

Last Update: 2004-Nov-28