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
Sierra Madre Oriental Mountains And The Gulf Of Mexico

Gemini 9 photograph of the mountains of the Sierra Madre Oriental and the Gulf of Mexico. Much of the image is covered by cirrus clouds (foreground) and moist air from the Gulf (background). The dark Sierra Madre mountains poke through the clouds. The view is to the east. (Gemini 9, S66-37907)

Last Update: 2004-Nov-27