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Chang'e 4 Featured Site Now Available

The new Chang'e 4 Zoomable Traverse Featured Site showing the lander, Yutu 2 rover track, and noted locations with dates since the mission's soft landing on the farside of the...

Published on 30 Mar 2022

Rovers and Mission Planning: New LROC Activity Guides!

Included in one of two newly released activity guides, this mosaic of the lunar south pole uses multiple LRO datasets to guide students and curious learners through planning a...

Published on 03 Jun 2021

Ready to Launch: Arizona's Place in Space Exhibit

The LROC lunar nearside mosaic, created using 1300 images acquired in a two week period with the Wide Angle Camera (WAC), on display beside an Edwin Aldrin Apollo EMU spacesuit...

Published on 24 May 2021

What Armstrong Saw

LROC simulation of what Neil Armstrong Saw as he landed the Apollo 11 Lunar Module Eagle.

Published on 19 Jul 2019

Apollo Command Module Ephemeris

Recovered Apollo 15, 16, 17 Command Module ephemeris is now posted on the Apollo Scan Project webpage.

Published on 01 Apr 2013

Lunaserv - Try It Out!

If you have been using the LROC Quickmap interface and wondering if you can have similar capabilities on your desktop, you can! Use our new WMS compliant service made possible...

Published on 21 Mar 2013

Neil A. Armstrong, 1930-2012

Look at the Moon, think of Neil Armstrong, imagine all that we as Americans can accomplish.

Published on 26 Aug 2012

New "Featured Sites" on the LROC Webpage

  Test drive the new "Featured Sites" on the LROC Webpage, first out  - Apollo Landing sites.

Published on 18 Jul 2012

Operations Journal: Rolling LRO

Part 2 of Special Targeting: Obliques

Published on 08 Sep 2011

Operations Journal: Special Targeting

Welcome to the exciting world of Special Targeting! My name is Christian Alf, and I will guide you through this special adventure. As a member of the LROC Operations Staff I...

Published on 16 Aug 2011

Operations Journal: Uplink - Commanding the Camera

Howdy! My name is Zack Bowles and I am one of the Uplink members of the LROC Operations team. Operations are mainly divided into Uplink and Downlink, with Uplink responsible...

Published on 15 Aug 2011

Operations Journal: LROC Down-link (DL), Team Activities.

Hello, my name is Tim Donnelly. As a member of the LROC Science Operations Center (SOC) I, along with two others, handle the Downlink duties of the SOC.  As Shane Thompson...

Published on 21 Jul 2011

Operations Journal: A Look Back to the Beginning...

Greetings, I am Ernest Bowman-Cisneros, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) Science Operations Center (SOC) manager. I have worn many hats during the lifetime of...

Published on 18 Jul 2011

Quickmap - Try it out!

Try out the new LROC browse interface - Quickmap. Its a lot of fun! Start at reduced WAC resolution and end up on the surface at full NAC resolution.

Published on 30 Apr 2011

New York Times Editorial on LROC Apollo Images

The New York Times has published an editorial about the LROC images of the Apollo landing sites.

Published on 17 Nov 2009

Operations Journal: LROC's Science Operations Center (SOC)

Published on 12 Oct 2009

Operations Journal: Predicting Imaging Conditions

Published on 28 Sep 2009

Operations Journal: Producing NAC and WAC Mosaics

As a student researcher at LROC, I (Steven Koeber) mosaic images from the Narrow-Angle Cameras (NACs) and the Wide-Angle Camera (WAC). Mosaics are composed of several...

Published on 24 Sep 2009

Operations Journal: The Business Side of LROC

Published on 14 Sep 2009

Operations Journal: A Look into System Administration

My name is Zach Gates and I am a Sophomore at ASU in the Computer Science program. I work on the LROC project as a student system administrator, which means I help our...

Published on 02 Sep 2009