Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

LRO's Project Site

Artist concept of LROLearn more about the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter from the project Web site maintained by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
› Visit the site



Artist concept of LCROSS

The Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), managed by NASA's Ames Research Center in California, was launched with LRO on June 18, 2009. LCROSS searched for water ice in a permanently shadowed crater near one of the moon's poles. Visit the website below for more information about LCROSS and the crater impact. › Visit the site


Related Links

› Why the moon?
› Lunar ACT-REACT Quick Map
› LRO Camera Gallery
› Apollo's 40th Anniversary website
› NASA Exploration website
› Lunar Precursor Robotic Program


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April 15 Eclipse Resources

The public will have the opportunity to view and learn more about the April 15 total lunar eclipse on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media. The eclipse begins about 2 a.m. EDT and will last about three hours. The eclipse's peak, when the moon will enter Earth's full shadow, or umbra, will occur at 3:45 a.m.

› Share your eclipse images with NASA on Flickr
› Download HD lunar eclipse video resources
› Watch NASA TV online (coverage begins 1 a.m. EDT)
› More on the April 15 eclipse

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