Monthly Archives: April 2011

NASA Invites Public to Journey Toward Interstellar Space

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/voyager/voyager20110426.html NASA Invites Public to Journey Toward Interstellar Space NASA will hold a special NASA Science Update at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, April 28, to discuss the unprecedented journey of NASA’s twin Voyager spacecraft to the … Continue reading

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Lunar and Planetary Institute

Lunar and Planetary Institute About Us The Lunar and Planetary Institute is a research institute that provides support services to NASA and the planetary science community, and conducts planetary science research under the leadership of staff scientists, visiting researchers, and … Continue reading

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Geologic Atlas of the Moon

Geologic Atlas of the Moon Publisher: U. S. Geological Survey Scale: 1:5,000, 1:10,000, 1:25,000, 1:50,000, 1:100,000, 1:250,000 Projection: Mercator and Lambert Conformal Many maps of different regions of the Moon can be found on this index page. As an example, … Continue reading

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Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3)

Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) EDUCATION AND PUBLIC OUTREACH Overview Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) is one of eleven instruments onboard India’s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft . M3 is a state-of-the-art imaging spectrometer that will provide the first map of the entire lunar surface … Continue reading

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Moon Mineralogy Mapper

Moon Mineralogy Mapper The Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) is one of two instruments that NASA contributed to India‘s first mission to the Moon,Chandrayaan-1, launched October 22, 2008. The instrument is led by principal investigator Carle Pieters of Brown University, and managed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. M3 and … Continue reading

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LROC Images

LROC Images LROC (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera), which is aboard the lunar satellite LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter), is currently collecting data and returning an immense wealth of information in the form of images of the Moon. At the web site … Continue reading

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LROC

http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/EPO/LROC/lroc.php?pg=what What is LROC? The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) is designed to address two of the prime LRO measurement requirements: 1) Assess meter scale features to facilitate selection of future landing sites on the Moon. 2) Acquire images of … Continue reading

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