LROC 56B PDS Data Release

The 56B LROC Planetary Data System release includes NAC and WAC images acquired from 2023-07-16 through 2023-08-15. This release contains 17,303 EDR images - totaling 2.1 TBytes, and 17,303 CDR images - totaling 4.4 TBytes.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 3,558,536 EDRs (totaling 531.4 TBytes), 3,555,484 CDRs (totaling 982.0 TBytes), and 45,257 derived (RDR) data products (totaling 20.7 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-formatted 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 9 November 2023