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Photo Gallery: September 11 anniversary: Space view of the 9/11 attacks released by NASA

Zee Media Bureau | Sep 11, 2018, 10:30 AM IST

Space view of the 9/11 attacks

The 9/11 terrorist attacks that were carried out by the Islamic terrorist group 'Al-Qaeda' in the United States of America on September 11, 2001, killed around 3000 people. The series of four coordinated terrorist attacks took place in New York City, Pentagon and Pensylvania targetting mainly the World Trade Center, the centre was blasted off by plane crashes. The attacks caused a significant effect on the global economy. The Wall Street was closed for few days.  September 11 attacks is one of the deadliest incidents in the World history till date. (Pic Courtesy: NASA)



Space view of the 9/11 attacks

US space agency NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) released some pictures last year that were taken a few hours after the attacks. It was NASA's way of recalling the unfateful day. US astronaut Frank Culbertson was aboard the International Space Station, which coincidentally, happened to fly over the New York City area moments after the Twin Towers came down. (Pic Courtesy: NASA)


Space view of the 9/11 attacks

The International Space Station moved along its path and lost view of the New York City, however other satellites of NASA including Terra satellite caught images of the attack’s immediate aftermath. The dreadful incident of the 9/11 attacks can never be forgotten that killed around 3000 people and injured over 6000 people. (Pic Courtesy: NASA)


Space view of the 9/11 attacks

NASA released some pictures from the 9/11 attacks that were taken a few hours after the attacks took place, last year. (Pic Courtesy: NASA)



The 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center

This day, that year (2001), the dreadful and unfateful incident attacking the World Trade Center, took place in the city of New York. (Pic Courtesy: File Photo)


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