Planets and Moons  ID: 10686

LRO Observes the LCROSS Impact

NASA scientists have revealed the lunar soil inside shadowy craters is rich in useful materials, that the moon is chemically active, and that it also has a water cycle. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, by observing the impact of the LCROSS spacecraft, helped contribute to these new findings.


Ernie Wright (UMBC): Lead Animator
Chris Smith (HTSI): Video Editor
Chris Smith (HTSI): Narrator
Chris Smith (HTSI): Producer
Richard Vondrak (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center