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NASA moon craft spots Ebb and Flow crash sites

When NASA's twin spacecraft Ebb and Flow crashed into the moon last year, scientists did not count on seeing the aftermath.Full story

See How Earth's Moon Evolved in New NASA Videos

Two new NASA videos use the latest close-up imagery of the moon from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to reveal Earth's natural satellite in a whole new light. Full story

Moon's crust hints at recent tectonic activity

The moon's crust was apparently active far more recently than previously believed, scientists say. Full story

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  Lunar orbiter sends sharper images of Apollo sites

Noah Petro, a member of the science team for NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, talks about the new views of the Apollo landing sites.

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Shackleton Crater
Shackleton Crater

This shaded relief image shows the moon's Shackleton Crater, a 13-mile-wide (21-kilometer-wide) permanently shadowed crater near the lunar south pole. The crater’s interior structure is shown in false color based on data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.


The west wall of the moon's Aristarchus Crater seen obliquely by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter from an altitude of only 16 miles .