The photograph of Lake Van made it to the finals in the US Aerospace Agency (NASA) online photography contest, which consists of photographs of the world taken from space by astronauts.
USA Aviation and Space Agency (NASA), an online photo contest consisting of photographs of the world taken from space by astronauts, Van LakeThe photo of ‘made it to the finals.
The photo of Lake Van with many shades of blue, taken by astronaut Kate Rubins on September 12, 2016, received 94 percent of the votes against the Castellanus cloud tower in the semi-final. Votes in the last round will end on April 12th.
NASA has launched a competition of photographs of the world taken by astronauts who have served on the International Space Station for more than 20 years.
Among the photographs in the online competition called ‘World Tournament’, there was also a photograph of Lake Van taken from space. With the photo taken by astronaut Kate Rubins on September 12, 2016, it was also included the information that Lake Van is the world’s largest soda lake.
VOTING WILL END ON APRIL 12
In the online competition, the photo of Lake Van eliminated 28 photos in 3 rounds and made it to the semi-finals. As a result of the voting in the semi-finals, the Van Lake photograph was on the final. In the statement made by NASA, it was stated that 2 photos made it to the finals in the competition, where they started with 32 favorite world photos taken from the International Space Station on March 8.
The statement said: “Which photo will prevail in the tournament of 2021? Will it be a combination of stars in motion over the American continent, taken in 2012 by astronaut Don Pettit? Or will it be an alkaline Turkish lake captured by astronaut Kate Rubins in 2016? Van in the semi-finals? The photograph of the Lake got 94 percent of the votes against the Castellanus cloud tower. The image of the moving stars and the lights on the earth caught 60 percent of the votes through the glow of the air and the Milky Way landscape. “
“Stars in Motion were originally ranked 3rd in the Unity group, while Lake Van was 8th in the Serenity group. The voting in the last round will end on April 12th.”
Source: Space Mage Turkey