Latest Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Stories
Astrophysicists have created the first online system for predicting and forecasting the radiation environment in near-Earth, lunar, and Martian space environments.
Scientists are using data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) to develop a way to explore the Moon in three dimensions.
Somewhere between five to ten percent of the walls of Shackleton crater could contain small patches of ice, according to a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters.
Using the LAMP spectrometer aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, scientists have made the first spectroscopic observations of the noble gas helium in the atmosphere surrounding the Moon.
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera has relayed images back to Earth showing that five of the six American flags placed on the Moon during the Apollo missions were still standing and casting shadows on the surface.
Scientists from MIT, Brown University, and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center have found possible evidence for small amounts of ice on the Moon's south pole.
Imagine yourself in orbit, your spacecraft flying backward with its small window facing down toward the surface of the moon. You peer out, scouring the ash-colored contours of the cratered landscape for traces of ancient volcanic activity.
- The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
More Images (155 images) »