It’s not like on the world map! NASA reveals PHOTO of what Mexico really looks like from space

The POT surprised with a photograph of Mexico taken from the International Space Station (EEI) by an astronaut, in it you can see the south of the country and the Popocatepetl volcano is indicated.

The image was provided by the Earth Observation Facility of the crew of the EEI Crew and the Earth Sciences and Remote Sensing Unit, Johnson Space Center, in March 2020 and was taken with a camera short focus.

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The image, NASA notes, encompasses most of the mountain ranges and the long coasts of the national territory, you can also appreciate the different climatic zones.

In the photograph, the Pico de Orizaba and the Popocatepetl volcano which is next to Mexico City, a place designated by NASA because it is one of the entities with the most earthquakes in the country.

Mountains and forests

NASA explained that in the photograph you can also see the South coast facing the Gulf of Mexico where the weather is tropical and wet.

The parts of the image that are light green are the forests and coastal plains, while in the interior you can see the clouds that form around the mountains.

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“The lighter-toned brown terrain in the interior is primarily a desert landscape that stretches north across the US-Mexico border,” he said.

They detailed that what frames the image is the central window of the “Cupola module from the ISS and includes the solar panels of Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft. ”


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