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Fraser
2017-May-30, 03:40 AM
On October 13th, 2014, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) experienced something rare and unexpected. While monitoring the surface of the Moon, the LRO’s main instrument – the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) – produced an image that was rather unusual. Whereas most of the images it has produced were detailed and exact, this one was […]
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publiusr
2017-Jun-02, 08:37 PM
That or a bad moonquake..snakes..:). Good that we still have the craft intact from a strike.