Landsat Records Historic World Trade Center Attack

A view from Landsat 7 satellite of 9/11 smoke across the land.

Detailed Description

This true-color image was taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) sensor aboard the Landsat 7 satellite on September 12, 2001, at roughly 11:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. A day after the attack, smoke continues to billow out of the collapsed Twin Towers.


Image Dimensions: 1200 x 324

Date Taken:

Lat / Long: 40.712200000000 / -74.019700000000

Location Taken: NY, US