NASA's LADEE moon dust probe (circled) is photographed by the agency's powerful Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in this image released on Jan. 29, 2014. NASA Details Achievements of Lunar Spacecraft.

Lunar ACT-REACT Quick Map. Apollo 40th Anniversary Site. Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been in orbit around the Moon since the summer of 2009.Its laser altimeter and camera are recording the rugged, airless lunar terrain in exceptional detail, making it possible to visualize the Moon with unprecedented fidelity.This is especially evident in the long shadows cast near the terminator, or day-night line.

LRO Camera Gallery.

Goal: Map the moon's surface like never before, expanded science mission after first year. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind. This new crater was most likely the result of that impact.

Image width 330 meters, north is up, image enlarged by 4x, LROC NAC M1324916226L (NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University). Launched: June 18, 2009. Dawn Over Bhabha Crater. The Longjiang-2 spacecraft (also known as DSLWP-B) crashed onto the lunar farside on 31 July 2019 after completing its orbital mission. Video: Mission Highlights. Lunar Robotic Program. Orbiter Camera Image Gallery. brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency.