Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter zooms in on Apollo 15 once again
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The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been circling our nearest neighbor since 2009, taking amazing high-resolution images of the Moon's surface. When it was first proposed, I remember wondering if it would get good shots of the Apollo sites... and boy howdy, did it. Then, in 2011, NASA decided to lower the mapping orbit from its usual 50 km (30...
( via blogs.discovermagazine.com )
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