A new exhibit, Moonwall, has recently opened at Adler Planetarium. Moonwall is an interactive flight over the Moon which will feature the latest high resolution data returned from LROC. Continue reading to watch a video demonstration!
On September 15th LRO successfully executed its Mission Orbit Insertion (MOI) propulsive maneuver which established the nominal mission orbit. This means the LRO cameras are now in a 50km polar mapping orbit of the Moon, which will result in higher resolution images.
We have added more of our favorite images to the LROC Image Gallery!
See a spectacular flyover of the lunar surface!
The LROC Science Operations Center (SOC) team is ready for commissioning imaging to begin once instrument bakeout is complete!