Oblique view of Houston, Texas as seen from Apollo 9
Oblique view of the Houston, Texas area as photographed from the Apollo 9 spacecraft during its earth-orbital mission. This picture was taken from an altitude of 103 nautical miles, at about 1:40 p.m., on March 9, 1969. Prominent features visible include highways leading out of the city, Lake Houston, San Jacinto River, Trinity Bay, Galveston Bay, Brazos River, Baytown, and Texas City.
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