LROC 28th PDS Data Release

The 28th LROC Planetary Data System release includes NAC and WAC images acquired between 2016-06-16 to 2016-09-15. This release contains 59,837 EDR images - totaling  9.0 TBytes, and 59,837 CDR images - totaling  17 TBytes.

The LROC Team also released several new RDR products:



...and 108 NAC Anaglyph products (found in the EXTRAS directory).

Please review the RDR volume ERRATA.TXT file for complete information on what changed with the volume during this release.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 1,974,928 EDRs (totaling 247 TBytes), 1,973,055 CDRs (totaling 509 TBytes), and X derived (RDR) data products (totaling 6.6 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 2016