Posts Tagged 'LRO'

NASA Recreates The Making of ‘Earthrise’ Photo [video]

45 years ago today, Christmas eve 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 was orbiting the moon when they spotted the Earth rising above the moon’s horizon. The crew scrambled to take the iconic photo everyone knows as ‘Earthrise’. NASA recreated this moment using the original audio and stunning graphics.

Rotating Moon From Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter [video]

New Photos Of Lunar Landing Sites

lro_apollo11siteNASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is currently orbiting the moon to map the surface. It has sent back images of the Apollo landing sites. The images are low resolution now – later images will be twice the resolution. I can’t wait.

Read more HERE.


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