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
Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Gemini 10 image of the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico. The Yucatan is at the left in this northwesterly view. Western Cuba projects from the foreground into the center of this image. Cumulus towers rise above the Gulf of Mexico, and small cumuli and cumulonimbi can be seen over the Yucatan. (Gemini 10, S66-45688)

Last Update: 2004-Nov-28