Paris, France, known as the City of Light, is home to some of the world's most famous landmarks, including the Louvre Museum and the Invalides, the burial place and monument of Napoleon Bonaparte.
This image of Paris was acquired on July 23, 2000 by ASTER, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer.
Image credit: NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team.
NASA Goes to the Olympics – View all the cities that have hosted the modern Summer Olympics, starting with Athens in 1896 thru London in 2012. There have been 29 Summer Olympic Games held in 22 different cities. Repeating host cities include Athens, Paris, London and Los Angeles.
Credit: NASA Earth Observatory
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