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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Releases Data to the Planetary Data System

On March 15, 2010, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) released its first installment of scientific data to NASA's public archive for planetary data, the Planetary Data System (PDS). This animation highlights several of the datasets made available through the PDS by the LOLA, LEND, and Diviner instruments on LRO.

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Visualization Credits

Ernie Wright (UMBC): Lead Animator
Marte Newcombe (GST): Animator
Alex Kekesi (GST): Animator
Andrew Freeberg (NASA/GSFC): Producer
John Keller (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter)

Data Used:
LRO/LOLA/Digital Elevation Map July, 2009 - February, 2010
LRO/Diviner July - August, 2009
Clementine/UVVIS Camera/750-nm Basemap February 26 - May 5, 1994
LRO/LEND/Neutrons July - September, 2009
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

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The Moon
LRO - Animations

SVS >> Hydrogen
SVS >> Moon
SVS >> Temperature
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Land Surface >> Topography
SVS >> Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
SVS >> Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment (DLRE)
SVS >> For Educators
SVS >> Moon >> South Pole
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version