LRO Revisits Apollo Landing Sites


NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, LRO, has captured the sharpest images ever taken from space of where three Apollo missions were conducted on the moon’s surface. The pictures of the Apollo 17, Apollo 14, and Apollo 12 landing sites were taken while LRO was in what’s referred to as a “dipping orbit,” where the spacecraft was roughly 15 miles above the surface. They reveal the twists and turns of the paths made when the missions’ six astronauts explored these areas.

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  1. Anyone who doubts that we went there should should ask themself a question: if nobody ever went to the moon why did the space race end? Sports teams don't quit after they make it to the playoffs and the competitive spirit within mankind would not have allowed the space race of the sixties to end without somebody making it to the Moon; besides now we have pictures.

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