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Lunar orbiter spots Apollo landing sites

The images were taken by NASA's first lunar scout in more than a decade, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. They show the Eagle lunar lander at Tranquility Base, where Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on July 20, 1969. They were ...

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Gets New Moon Mission

Until now, the powerful Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter had been scouting the moon to help NASA plan for future lunar exploration missions. "LRO has been an outstanding success. The spacecraft has performed brilliantly," said Doug Cooke, associate ...

Lunar orbiter's work is, well, over the moon

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has sent back to Earth enough information on the moon to fill 41,000 DVDs and is still going strong, taking photos and topographic measurements as it cruises just 30 miles above the lunar surface. LRO launched in ...

NASA moon probe keeps eye on Chinese lunar lander from orbit

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has added China's Chang'e 3 lander and associated rover — which touched down on the moon on Saturday — to its list of observation targets. "Repeated imaging of the landing site by LROC [the LRO Camera] will ...

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. Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter .

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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter ... As our nearest neighbor, the moon is a natural laboratory for investigating fundamental questions about the origin and evolution of ...

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter | NASA

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Learn more about the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter from the project Web site maintained by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. › Visit the site

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter - Wikipedia, the free ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is a NASA robotic spacecraft currently orbiting the Moon in a low 50 km (31 mi) polar mapping orbit. The LRO mission is a ...

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

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Feature Lunaserv. LROC has developed its own Web Map Service software. You can learn about it, see a demo and even download a free copy for your own use!