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New LRO Images Offer Sharper Views of Apollo 12, 14, and 17 Sites

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has captured the sharpest images ever taken from space of the Apollo 12, 14 and 17 sites, revealing the twists and turns of the paths made when the astronauts explored these areas.
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Learn more about the new images from Noah Petro, Research Scientist and member of the LRO Project Science team!    Learn more about the new images from Noah Petro, Research Scientist and member of the LRO Project Science team!

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Short video with music showing the new images and identifying important features of the Apollo missions.    Short video with music showing the new images and identifying important features of the Apollo missions.
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Visualization of the Apollo 12 descent stage as seen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC).    Visualization of the Apollo 12 descent stage as seen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC).
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Visualization of astronaut footprints around the Apollo 14 site as seen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC).    Visualization of astronaut footprints around the Apollo 14 site as seen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC).
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Visualization of the Apollo 17 lunar rover as seen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC).    Visualization of the Apollo 17 lunar rover as seen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC).
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Visualization of the Apollo 17 Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP) as seen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC).    Visualization of the Apollo 17 Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP) as seen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC).
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Visualization showing the locations of the Apollo 12, 14, and 17 sites on the moon.    Visualization showing the locations of the Apollo 12, 14, and 17 sites on the moon.
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Animation showing the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) flying over the moon's surface.    Animation showing the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) flying over the moon's surface.
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Clips from an interview with Noah Petro, Research Scientist and member of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Project Science Team.    Clips from an interview with Noah Petro, Research Scientist and member of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Project Science Team.
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Short URL to This Page:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?10818
Animation Number:10818
Completed:2011-09-02
Animator:Chris Smith (HTSI) (Lead)
Video Editor:Chris Smith (HTSI)
Interviewee:Noah Petro (ORAU)
Producer:Chris Smith (HTSI)
Scientists:Richard Vondrak (NASA/GSFC)
 Mark Robinson (Arizona State University)
Videographer:Rob Andreoli (AIMM)
Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets:LRO/LROC
 LRO
 LRO/LROC/Narrow Angle Camera
Series:Narrated Movies
Goddard TV Tape:G2011-098 -- NASA's LRO Images Apollo Landing Sites in Ultra-High Resolution
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
 
Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Lunar
SVS >> Moon
SVS >> Music
SVS >> Edited Feature
SVS >> LRO
SVS >> Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
SVS >> LROC
SVS >> Interview
SVS >> Apollo
DLESE >> Narrated
SVS >> Apollo Missions
SVS >> Apollo 12
SVS >> Apollo 14
SVS >> Apollo 17
 
 


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