LOLA: Defining the Lunar Terrain

  • Released Thursday, September 17, 2009
  • Updated Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 4:26PM
  • ID: 10486

The Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) instrument on board NASA's LRO spacecraft will be responsible for building the highest detail topography currently available of the lunar terrain. In this video David Smith, LOLA's Principal Investigator, explains how this technology works.

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