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View of Tropical Cyclone Nargis From Space Station
05.09.08
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ISS017-E-005599 (29 April 2008) --- Outflow obscures the definition of the eye and center of Tropical Cyclone Nargis, seen when the storm was at approximately 13.5 degrees north latitude and 86.2 degrees east longitude with maximum winds of 74.9 miles per hour. Photographed by a crew member aboard the International Space Station, the storm was moving east-northeast at 070 degrees at 4.6 miles per hour. This picture was made several days prior to impact at Burma. Photo Credit: NASA

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ISS017-E-005600 (29 April 2008) --- Outflow obscures the definition of the eye and center of Tropical Cyclone Nargis, seen when the storm was at approximately 13.5 degrees north latitude and 86.2 degrees east longitude with maximum winds of 74.9 miles per hour. Photographed by a crew member aboard the International Space Station, the storm was moving east-northeast at 070 degrees at 4.6 miles per hour. This picture was made several days prior to impact at Burma. Photo Credit: NASA


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ISS017-E-005598 (29 April 2008) --- Outflow obscures the definition of the eye and center of Tropical Cyclone Nargis, seen when the storm was at approximately 13.5 degrees north latitude and 86.2 degrees east longitude with maximum winds of 74.9 miles per hour. Photographed by a crew member aboard the International Space Station, the storm was moving east-northeast at 070 degrees at 4.6 miles per hour. This picture was made several days prior to impact at Burma. Photo Credit: NASA


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ISS017-E-005597 (29 April 2008) --- Outflow obscures the definition of the eye and center of Tropical Cyclone Nargis, seen when the storm was at approximately 13.5 degrees north latitude and 86.2 degrees east longitude with maximum winds of 74.9 miles per hour. Photographed by a crew member aboard the International Space Station, the storm was moving east-northeast at 070 degrees at 4.6 miles per hour. This picture was made several days prior to impact at Burma. Photo Credit: NASA


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ISS017-E-005751 (30 April 2008) --- When this image was photographed by one of the crew members aboard the International Space Station, Tropical Cyclone Nargis was centered near a point located at 15. 3 degrees north latitude and 88.2 degrees north longitude and moving northeast at 065 degrees at 8.1 miles per hour. The center was approximately 7 degrees southwest of Burma with sustained winds of 74.9 miles per hour, gusting to 92.2 miles per hour, forecast to strengthen. Maximum significant wave height was 27 feet. Photo Credit: NASA


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ISS017-E-005749 (30 April 2008) --- When this image was photographed by one of the crew members aboard the International Space Station, Tropical Cyclone Nargis was centered near a point located at 15. 3 degrees north latitude and 88.2 degrees north longitude and moving northeast at 065 degrees at 8.1 miles per hour). The center was approximately 7 degrees southwest of Burma with sustained winds of 74.9 miles per hour, gusting to 92.2 miles per hour, forecast to strengthen. Maximum significant wave height was 27 feet. Photo Credit: NASA