LROC PDS Data Volume 40B Release

The 40B LROC Planetary Data System release includes NAC and WAC images acquired from 2019-07-16 through 2019-08-15. This release contains 18,065 EDR images - totaling 2.5 TBytes, and 18,065 CDR images - totaling 5.1 TBytes.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 2,676,358 EDRs (totaling 394.7 TBytes), 2,656,413 CDRs (totaling 729.0 TBytes), and 29,961 derived (RDR) data products (totaling 8.31 TB) to the NASA Planetary Data System. The current RDR collection is comprised of: NAC DTMs, NAC ROI Mosaics, NAC North/South Polar Mosaics, WAC Global Morphology mosaic, WAC Monthly Global mosaics; WAC DTM, WAC Color Shade, WAC Empirically Normalized Nearly Global mosaic, WAC 7-band color mosaics (regional area), and WAC ROI mosaics. The RDR dataset also includes the following products in the EXTRAS directory: NAC Anaglyphs, Mare and Lobate Scarp Shapefiles. The LROC Team has also released a PDF formated NAC Stereo Catalog that contains all NAC pair and triplet observations that can be used for generating Digital Terrain Models. The complete LROC PDS archive can be accessed via the URL:

One can also search for specific images or mosaic products using the LROC WMS Browse interface. Also, please be sure and try out our Quickmap interface!

Published by Nick Estes on 8 November 2019