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Barnstorming the Moon’s Giordano Bruno Crater

Caption: Southern rim of Giordano Bruno crater seen obliquely by LROC. Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University At the 2012 Lunar Science…

8 years ago

In the Shadow of the Moon: A Lunar View of an Eclipse

[/caption] The May 20 annular eclipse may have been an awesome sight for skywatchers across many parts of the Earth, but it…

8 years ago

Best Views Yet of Historic Apollo Landing Sites

[/caption] Just over 42 years after Neil and Buzz became the first humans to experience the "stark beauty" of the…

8 years ago

Face-to-Face With Some Shattered Lunar Boulders

[/caption] Breaking up may be hard to do, but these two lunar boulders seem to have succeeded extremely well! Imaged…

8 years ago

A Bouncing Moon Boulder

[/caption] One solitary boulder on the Moon apparently decided to take a little journey. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera captured…

8 years ago

LRO Lets You Stand on the Rim of Aristarchus Crater

[/caption] Have you ever you looked up at the bright, cavernous Aristarchus Crater on the Moon through a telescope or…

8 years ago

The Moon as You’ve Never Seen It Before

[/caption] You’re looking at a brand new view of the lunar farside, as never seen before. The team from the…

8 years ago

LRO to Move in For Closer Look at the Apollo Landing Sites

[/caption] NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is changing our view of the Moon by literally bringing it into sharper focus…

9 years ago

Look Inside a Lunar Crater

[/caption] The crater shown above is located in the lunar highlands and is filled with and surrounded by boulders of…

9 years ago

Lunar Farside Gets Highest Resolution Look Yet from LRO

[/caption] The first time humans were able to catch a glimpse of the far side of the Moon was back…

9 years ago