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Portugal at Night (NASA, International Space Station, 08/05/12) | by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
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Portugal at Night (NASA, International Space Station, 08/05/12)

One of the Expedition 32 crew members aboard the International Space Station recorded this nighttime image of Portugal featuring Porto (left) and Vila Nova de Gaia (right) astride the Douro River on the northwestern coast. For orientation purposes, the top is almost due east.

 

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Taken on August 5, 2012