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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mosaic

Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been circling the moon since June 2009, using seven instruments to examine the lunar surface and its radiation.…Read More »





Among the probe's notable achievements is finding extensive evidence of water ice on the moon's surface. THIS PHOTO: This new mosaic from the LRO spacecraft, released March 18, 2014, showcases the north pole in high resolution. The images run from 60 to 90 degrees north latitude, with a resolution of 6.5 feet (2 meters) per pixel. At right are images of the Thales crater. [Read the Full Story Here]   Less «
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