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NASA Shares Mesmerizing Satellite Images of Egypt's Pyramids from International Space Station

NASA has recently shared satellite images of Egypt taken from the International Space Station as it orbited 409 kilometers above the Earth. The space agency took to Instagram to share the images and wrote in the caption, "What the world needs now. Views of Earth are captured from the unique vantage point of the International Space Station (@ISS) as it orbited about 254 miles (409 km) above. Astronaut Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (@JAXAjp) was the photographer behind the lens."


Cairo, Egypt

One of the images shared by NASA features the pyramids in Egypt, which were captured on February 4, 2023. The space agency wrote in the caption, "Cairo, Egypt, on Feb. 4, 2023. The city sits on sand-colored ground, and details of streets going in and out. Can you spot the pyramids?" They added a hint and said that the pyramids appear as "three partially shadowed squares near the far left of the image where the urban development intersects with the desert landscape."


Lisbon, Portugal

The other two images shared by NASA are of Lake Baikal in Russia and Lisbon in Portugal. In the first image, Lake Baikal is seen covered completely in ice, with the "edge of Earth highlighted by the blue glow of the atmosphere, contrasting with the darkness of space."


Picture: Kumaon Jagran
Lake Baikal covered in ice

In the second image, the Tagus river divides the sprawling city of Lisbon, with red clay tile roofs fading into green areas closer inland.

NASA's satellite images of Egypt's pyramids have captured the attention of many and are sure to captivate anyone with their stunning beauty. These images are a testament to the incredible technology and capabilities of the International Space Station and NASA's ability to capture breathtaking views of our planet from above.

In conclusion, the satellite images of Egypt's pyramids shared by NASA are a true work of art and a reminder of the incredible beauty of our planet. These images provide a unique perspective of the world we live in and offer a glimpse into the future of space exploration.

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