LROC 42A PDS Data Release

The 42A LROC Planetary Data System release includes NAC and WAC images acquired from 2019-12-16 through 2020-01-15. This release contains 16,821 EDR images - totaling 2.2 TBytes, and 16,821 CDR images - totaling 4.5 TBytes.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 2,747,113 EDRs (totaling 405.3 TBytes), 2,745,097 CDRs (totaling 749.3 TBytes), and 30,866 derived (RDR) data products (totaling 9.70 TBytes) 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 10 April 2020