LROC 29th PDS Data Release

The 29th LROC Planetary Data System release includes NAC and WAC images acquired between 2016-09-16 to 2016-12-15. This release contains 59,872 EDR images - totaling  8.2 TBytes, and 59,746 CDR images - totaling  15.3 TBytes.

The LROC Team also released several new RDR products:

2 NAC Polar PSR Mosaics



Re-released WAC_EMP_NORMALIZED to include the 100 m/px 643 nm normalized mosaic.

and 9 Shapefiles (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 2,052,845 EDRs (totaling 271 TBytes), 2,032,915 CDRs (totaling 500 TBytes), and28,270  derived (RDR) data products (totaling 6.5 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 11 March 2017