Buy this STS135 over the Great Salt Lake photo. High quality Space Shuttle picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph S135-E-006466. Wide variety of sizes.
the case of many previous space
missions, the Great Salt Lake in Utah
serves as a striking visual marker for the
STS-135 astronauts orbiting over North
America in the space shuttle Atlantis.
sharp line across the lake's center is
caused by the restriction in water flow
from the railroad causeway.
catching colors of the lake stem from the
fact that Great Salt Lake is hypersaline,
typically 3-5 times saltier than the ocean.
Date: July 9, 2011
Photo Credit: NASA