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About the LRO Mission

About the LRO Mission

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is a NASA robotic spacecraft currently orbiting the Moon in an eccentric polar mapping orbit. LRO data is essential for planning NASA's future human and robotic missions to the Moon.

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LRO gallery at the SVS

LRO Gallery

The Scientific Visualization Studio at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center works closely with scientists in the creation of visualizations, animations, and images in order to promote a greater understanding of Earth and Space Science research activities.

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Explore the Moon

Explore the Moon

Let Quickmap fly you to the Moon! Quickmap is a virtual tool that lets you quickly sort through data from the LRO camera on a searchable Moon globe. Check back often as the coverage increases and more datasets are added.

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LRO Laser Ranging Support
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NASA Official : John Keller
Web Curator : Jennifer Brill