Texas From Space
The Gulf of Mexico and Galveston Bay, as well as Houston and its surrounding cities, are visible in this photo taken by the International Space Station (ISS) as it orbited 256 miles above the Lone Star State. Lake Livingston and the Trinity River (upper left) can be seen to the north of the Houston area. At lower right is a portion of one of two UltraFlex solar arrays that power Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus cargo craft. Photo courtesy of National Aeronautics and Space Administration. To see more photos from NASA, visit the Galleries tab at www.nasa.gov.