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1962 Press Photo Tiros 6 Weather Satellite Nile River


Caption: CB2 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept.18-- TIROS 6 PICTURES NILE-- Nile River winds through Egypt in one of first pictures snapped by Tiros 6 weather satellite launched today. City of Qina is located at tip of river's horseshoe bend. Squared lines enclose area 400 miles on a side. Absence of clouds indicates clear weather. Original picture received at Point Mugu, Calif., tracking station was much clearer. This was transmitted to Cape Canaveral by facsimile. AP Wirephoto. hb31430nasa '62.

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