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New Images from The LROC Team.
18 Jul 2017
Twenty new shapefiles created by the LROC Team are now
available! A few of the shapefiles shown here include mare age units, footprints of digital terrain models (DTMs), and the locations of small geologic features such as irregular mare patches (IMPs) and lobate scarps [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].
25 Nov 2016
08 Jun 2016
Apollo 11 photograph of boot-print in the lunar regolith (cropped version of AS11-40-5878).
04 Jan 2016
NAC mosaic of Mt. Marilyn, a key navigation landmark during the Apollo 11 Moon landing, scene is 30 km wide.
21 Jul 2014
A house-sized boulder (more than 30 m in diameter) left a clear impression (arrow) in the lunar surface. This boulder was thrown a relatively short distance (500 m) to the east of a young 1.6-km crater (rim crest to the left); LROC NAC M182995612 [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].
20 Jun 2014
Traverse plots of the first two Apollo 15 EVAs, on which astronauts Scott and Irwin ventured to the lower slopes of Mons Hadley Delta (center left); numbers indicate elevations above the landing site (LM) (oblique LROC NAC M1123519889; north is to the right). For scale, the dogleg distance the astronauts travelled from the LM to Elbow crater along the edge of Hadley Rille (EVA 1) is ~4.5 km [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].
18 Jun 2014
An oblique view, looking east-to-west over the Apennine Mountains towards Hadley Rille (upper left) (LROC NAC M1123519889, north is to the right). A long shadow is cast by mighty Mt. Hadley (center right). Nestled between the Apennines and Hadley Rille lies Hadley Base, the landing site of Apollo 15. For scale, the v-shaped trough of Hadley Rille is roughly 1 km wide [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].