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
Kennedy Space Center (Florida)

Gemini 7 photograph of the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Launch complex 19 where Gemini 7 was launched two days earlier, can be seen as part of missile row along the share at the bottom. The channel of the intracoastal waterway can be seen near the bottom center of the image. The future Apollo launch pads are seen as two circles near the shore towards the bottom of the frame. North is at 1:00. (Gemini 7, S65-63807)

Last Update: 2004-Nov-27