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LRO Fourth Anniversary

Four years ago, NASA made a long promised return visit to a place so legendary in the history of space exploration that it felt like a reunion with a long lost relative. With the liftoff of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), NASA made a bold statement about its commitment to exploring Earth's closest neighbor, as well as other parts of the solar system. In the years since it rose on its rocket, LRO has amassed a stunning array of data on a wide range of subjects. From vital research about the formation of the early solar system, to fundamental research about the structure and natural history of the Moon itself, LRO continues to deliver state-of-the-art information about a place that almost every human being has pondered as it drifts through our skies and our collective imaginations.



Ernie Wright (USRA): Lead Animator
Chris Meaney (HTSI): Animator
Chris Smith (HTSI): Animator
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Video Editor
Rich Melnick (HTSI): Video Editor
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Producer
Swarupa Nune (Vantage): Project Support
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Writer
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