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New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina
09.15.05
NASA Michoud Test Facility is located at right center + View photo (121 Kb)





JSC2005-E-37991 (8 September 2005) --- NASA Michoud Test Facility is located at right center of this image acquired from the International Space Station on September 8, 2005, of areas damaged by Hurricane Katrina. While the facility itself is largely dry, the adjacent neighborhoods are extensively flooded (dark greenish brown regions to the left and right of I-510, left of image center); portions of the highway cloverleaf are also inundated. Image is cropped from the parent frame, ISS011-E-12527 and is oriented with north to the top. (Image credit: NASA)

Flooding in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area + High resolution photo (352 Kb)
+ Low resolution photo (144Kb)




JSC2005-E-37987 (8 September 2005) --- The extent of flooding in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area is clearly visible in this image, acquired from the International Space Station on September 8, 2005, of areas damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Flooded areas are dark greenish brown, while dry areas to the west of the 17th Street Canal and along the banks of the Mississippi River (lower half of image) are light brown to gray. This cropped image (from the parent frame ISS011-E-12527) is oriented with north to the top. (Image credit: NASA)

Flooding to the west and southwest of the French Quarter + View photo (169 Kb)





JSC2005-E-37988 (8 September 2005) --- This image, of areas damaged by Hurricane Katrina, acquired on September 8, 2005, from the International Space Station, depicts flooded areas (dark greenish brown) to the west and southwest of the famous French Quarter (top center). Damage to the roof of the Superdome is clearly visible to the left of image center. The Greater New Orleans Bridge spans the Mississippi River in the lower right corner. North is to top of image, cropped from ISS011-E-12527. (Image credit: NASA)

Extensive flooding of neighborhoods to the east of the 17th Street Canal + High resolution photo (355 Kb)
+ Low resolution photo (157 Kb)




JSC2005-E-37989 (8 September 2005)--- Extensive flooding of neighborhoods to the east of the 17th Street Canal (left center, oriented north-south) is evident in this image acquired on September 8, 2005, from the International Space Station of areas damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Standing water in the street grid imparts a dark greenish brown coloration to the inundated regions. Flooded portions of I-610 (extending east-west) are clearly visible in the center of the image. Image is cropped from original ISS011-E-12527 and is oriented with north to the top. (Image credit: NASA)

Flooding of I-610 and the I-610/I-10 interchange + View photo (150 Kb)





JSC2005e37990 (8 September 2005) --- Flooding of large sections of I-610 and the I-610/I-10 interchange (center) are visible to the east of the 17th Street Canal in this image acquired on September 8, 2005 from the International Space Station of areas damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Flooded regions are dark greenish brown, while dry areas are light brown to tan. North is to top of image, which was cropped from the digital still camera's original frame, ISS011-E-12527. (Image credit: NASA)