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Return to the Moon, but when and how…

"Return to the Moon, but when and how… As with Real Estate on Earth, on the Moon location is everything. Shackleton crater (upper left) hosts a hoary frost clinging to its permanently shadowed interior, and the Moon’s south pole resides on its rim. HDTV still captured by Japan’s SELENE-1 (Kaguya) November 17, 2007; Malapert Massif … Weiterlesen


>Impact melt in Anaxagoras crater |LROC

> Boulders clustered on a positive relief bulge in an impact melt deposit on the floor of Anaxagoras crater (73.5°S, 349.7°E); most of the boulders are 10 – 30 m across. LROC NAC M155309869R, image width is 910 m. via [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University] Continue reading ‚Impact melt in Anaxagoras crater‘„


>Fault scarp with impact melt in King crater |LROC

> A fault scarp separates two zones of impact melt within the King crater wall (5.0°N, 120.5°E). NAC image number M115529715RE; incidence angle 75°; Sun is from the right, image is ~900 meters across; north is up  [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University] Continue reading ‚Fault scarp with impact melt in King crater


>Wrinkled Planet |LROC

> Intricate fault patterns enhanced by dawn lighting in Seares crater (Sun is shining from lower right). North is up, image width is 2800 meters, M130681684LR [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]. quell: nasaLRO


>Challenger Astronauts Memorialized |Moon

> Craters in the center of Apollo basin (36°S, 209°E) named after Space Shuttle Challenger astronauts,LROC WAC mosaic, ~190 km wide[NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]. Continue reading ‚Challenger Astronauts Memorialized on the Moon: After the loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger, seven craterson the eastern rim of this basin were named after the crew: Gregory Jarvis, Christa … Weiterlesen


>mond2020 |Mond

> Der Mond bleibt ein wichtiges Ziel der Bundesregierungder Strategie wird dabei das „Explorationsziel Mond“ ausdrücklich genannt. Für die Fortsetzung der bemannten Raumfahrt nach 2020 gibt es daher, … quelle:heise.de


>First Chang’e-2 Photos |China

>China has released the first photos from it’s recently-launched Chang’e-2 lunar orbiter! Released with some fanfare (that’s the Chinese premier, Wen Jiabao, there. [Editor’s note: originally had Jiabao as the ‚head of state‘; that would actually be the president, Hu Jintao, not the premier, Jiabao]), the images get more or less straight to the point: … Weiterlesen




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