Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

Recent News & Updates


What Armstrong Saw

July 19, 2019

LROC simulation of what Neil Armstrong Saw as he landed the Apollo 11 Lunar Module Eagle.

Apollo Command Module Ephemeris

April 1, 2013
Recovered Apollo 15, 16, 17 Command Module ephemeris is now posted on the Apollo Scan Project webpage.

Lunaserv - Try It Out!

March 21, 2013
If you have been using the LROC Quickmap interface and wondering if you can have similar capabilities on your desktop, you can! Use our new WMS compliant service made possible by Lunaserv wms software, developed by the LROC team.

Neil A. Armstrong, 1930-2012

August 26, 2012

Look at the Moon, think of Neil Armstrong, imagine all that we as Americans can accomplish.

New "Featured Sites" on the LROC Webpage

July 18, 2012
  Test drive the new "Featured Sites" on the LROC Webpage, first out  - Apollo Landing sites.

Quickmap - Try it out!

April 30, 2011
Try out the new LROC browse interface - Quickmap. Its a lot of fun! Start at reduced WAC resolution and end up on the surface at full NAC resolution.

New York Times Editorial on LROC Apollo Images

November 17, 2009
The New York Times has published an editorial about the LROC images of the Apollo landing sites.

LROC Commissioning Operations begin today!

July 3, 2009
LROC has begun commissioning operations!

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!

Nadir pointing!

June 28, 2009

LRO is now in nadir pointing mode (looking straight down at the Moon). Another key milestone on the path to instrument activation.

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