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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


Branched Impact Melts |Moon

Branched Impact Melts (Hiroyuki Sato) Impact melt on the northern rim of an unnamed crater. Image center is 0.133ºN, 85.205ºE, image width is 500 m, downslope is towards the top.           NAC 139348293R [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].


>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‘„


>NASA’s Twin Craft Arrive in Florida for Moon Mission

> Image:Cape Canaveral, Fla. The two Grail spacecraft (Grail-A and Grail-B)made the trip from the Denver area to the Shuttle Landing Strip at theKennedy Space Center, Fla. on May 20, 2011. Two NASA spacecraft with a date for lunar orbit early next year have arrived in Florida to prepare for a launch in September. via … Weiterlesen


>White Label Space |GLX-PRIZE

>This video taken during the Rio Tinto field trials shows some of thedifficulties of doing outdoor testing and includes interviews with thetwo team members who were responsible for the White Label Spaceactivities, Carmen Felix and Andrea Gini. mfg IceX


>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


>Moon |LROC

> Striated blocks in Aristarchus crater! Field of striated boulders on the wall of Aristarchus crater. Uphill is towards top of image. LROC NAC image M120161915 [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]. Quelle:Continue reading ‚Striated blocks in Aristarchus crater


>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


>Moon |Lunar |North |Pole

> Summer-time at the lunar north pole captured by the LROC Wide Angle Camera (WAC), width ~600 km, latitude ranges from 80°N to 90°N [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]. quelle: Continue reading ‚The Lunar North Pole




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