Lunar topography

From NASA: LRO Camera Team Releases High Resolution Global Topographic Map of Moon. The science team that oversees the imaging system on board NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has released the highest resolution near-global topographic map of the moon ever created. This new topographic map, from Arizona State University in Tempe, shows the surface shape …

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Earth Observatory — recent images

Some of my favorite recent images from NASA's Earth Observatory Image of the Day: Swirling sea ice near Baffin Island (credit: NASA/Terra/MODIS) Apollo 11 landing site (credit: NASA/Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter). Images of other Apollo landing sites are at NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter site. The orbiter isn't in its final orbit, and future images will have …

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