LROC PDS Data Volume 48C Release

The 48C LROC Planetary Data System release includes NAC and WAC images acquired from 2021-08-16 through 2021-09-15. This release contains 18,699 EDR images - totaling 2.5 TBytes, and 18,699 CDR images - totaling 5.1 TBytes.

This release includes 29 new NAC ROIs, 6 new NAC DTMs, 20 updated shapefiles, and 1 updated NAC ROI. For details, see the ERRATA.TXT.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 3,118,887 EDRs (totaling 440.6 TBytes), 3,116,871 CDRs (totaling 816.5 TBytes), and 42,209 derived (RDR) data products (totaling 18.2 TBytes) to the NASA Planetary Data System. The current RDR collection is comprised of: NAC DTMs, NAC ROI Mosaics, NAC North/South Polar Mosaics, WAC Global Morphology mosaic, WAC Monthly Global mosaics; WAC DTM, WAC Color Shade, WAC Empirically Normalized Nearly Global mosaic, WAC 7-band color mosaics (regional area), and WAC ROI mosaics. The RDR dataset also includes the following products in the EXTRAS directory: NAC Anaglyphs, Mare, and Lobate Scarp Shapefiles. The LROC Team has also released a PDF-formated NAC Stereo Catalog that contains all NAC pair and triplet observations that can be used for generating Digital Terrain Models. The complete LROC PDS archive can be accessed via the URL:

One can also search for specific images or mosaic products using the LROC WMS Browse interface. Also, please be sure and try out our Quickmap interface!

Published by Nick Estes on 12 December 2021