Smoke from fires in Idaho and Montana

Fires raging in Idaho and Montana combined with summer haze to pollute the skies over much of the United States in August 2007.
Smoke Plumes over Idaho and Montana

Smoke Plumes over Idaho and Montana

On August 13, 2007, while docked to the International Space Station (ISS), the crew members of Shuttle Mission STS-118 and ISS Expedition 15 reported seeing the smoke plumes from wide-spread fires across Idaho and Montana. The crew photographed and downlinked images of isolated plumes and regional views of the smoke from different perspectives.

Published Aug 20, 2007

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