LROC 21st PDS Data Release

The 21th LROC Planetary Data System release includes NAC and WAC images acquired between 2014-09-16 to 2014-12-15. This release contains 67,534 EDR images - totaling 8.7 TB, and 67,534 CDR images - totaling 18 TB.

The LROC Team also released several new RDR products: 64 WAC Monthly Global Mosaics; WAC Empirically Normalized 7-Band Nearly Global Mosaic; 4 NAC Digital Terrain Models (DTM), GEMIMP1, MARCH17, MAUROLYCS, PITISCUS; and  300 new NAC anaglyph products.

Update (3/17/2015) - A PDF formated NAC Stereo Catalog has been released, located in the DOCUMENTS directory. This file contains all NAC pair and triplet observations that can be used for generating Digital Terrain Models.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 1,520,409 LROC images - totaling 176.9 TB for EDR (raw data) and over 11,704 derived (RDR) data products 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 include the following products in the EXTRAS directory: NAC Anaglyphs, Mare and Lobate Scarp Shapefiles. 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 Ernest Bowman-Cisneros on 15 March 2015