You don’t get a much more interesting Point of View than from a Space Shuttle, and that’s why this image of Mount Agung and Mount Batur is so impressive.
But that sort of got me wondering. What else - apart from any cheeky surveillance of course! - have NASA been up to in Indonesian skies?
And have they produced any other of those wonderful topographic maps with their Space Shuttle data?
Well, there aren’t, alas, any topographic maps of Java or Indonesia, but NASA have done one of Bali. And it’s truly impressive: the whole island of Bali beneath the Space Shuttle as it whizzes around the Earth some 300 km above…
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