Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

Recent News & Updates


LROC Videos Available in High Definition Format

August 6, 2009
Head on over to our LRO Live! page to check out videos taken by LROC's narrow-angle-camera (NAC) in high definition format.

Pointing at distant stars

July 24, 2009
LROC began performing its star calibrations this week!

Bakeout complete!

July 13, 2009
With bakeout complete, the NACs were reactivated over the weekend to begin systematic calibrations.

NAC Imaging Hiatus

July 9, 2009
The LROC NACs are powered down as we complete the final bakeout!

New additions to the LROC Image Gallery!

July 6, 2009

We have added more of our favorite images to the LROC Image Gallery!

A Bird's Eye View of the Moon

July 4, 2009

See a spectacular flyover of the lunar surface!

LROC Commissioning Operations begin today!

July 3, 2009
LROC has begun commissioning operations!

Ready for LROC commissioning operations

July 2, 2009




The LROC Science Operations Center (SOC) team is ready for commissioning imaging to begin once instrument bakeout is complete!

LROC getting ready

June 30, 2009

Today the LRO Team powered up the LROC cameras for a few hours to collect engineering data.

The LROC Public Targeting Interface is now live!

June 29, 2009

Share in the adventure as LRO leads the way towards returning humans to deep space!

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