Planets and Moons  ID: 10349

LRO Scouts for Safe Landing Sites (Narrated)

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is NASA's scouting mission to prepare for a return to the moon. One of its primary objectives will be to assess the lunar terrain for areas that would provide safe landing sites for future missions, both manned and unmanned, that plan to touch down on the moon's surface. This video helps explain how LRO will accomplish its objective.

The raw animation sequences used to create this video feature as well as high resolution stills from the video can be viewed and downloaded from How LRO Will Find Safe Landing Sites on the Moon (#3533).


Credits

Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Animator
Andrew Freeberg (NASA/GSFC): Video Editor
Erica Drezek (HTSI): Narrator
Andrew Freeberg (NASA/GSFC): Producer
John Keller (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
William Steigerwald (NASA/GSFC): Writer
Andrew Freeberg (NASA/GSFC): Writer
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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Mission:
LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter)

Data Used:
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This item is part of these series:
Narrated Movies
LRO - Edited Features
Goddard Shorts

Goddard TV Tape:
G2008-030 --

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Landing Site
SVS >> Lunar
SVS >> Moon
SVS >> Edited Feature
SVS >> LRO
SVS >> Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
SVS >> LOLA
SVS >> LROC
DLESE >> Narrated
SVS >> Voice Over Talent
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons