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Apollo Landing Sites Revisited

  • Apollo 11 landing site as seen by LRO

    LRO Views Apollo 11 Landing Site

    11.09.09 - Now in its mapping orbit, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has snapped its best-quality image of the Apollo 11 landing site to date.

  • View of the Apollo 12 landing site in Oceanus Procellarum

    Apollo 12 Landing Site

    11.04.09 - From a 50 km mapping orbit, LROC reveals more details of the Apollo 12 landing site.

  • LROC image of Apollo 17 landing site

    Apollo 17 Lunar Module Landing Site

    10.28.09 - The next pass over the Apollo 17 landing site resulted in images with more than two times better resolution than previously acquired.

  • LRO image of Apollo 14 SIVB impact

    LRO Sees Apollo 14's Rocket Booster Impact Site

    10.08.09 - LRO has snapped a photo of the impact site of part of Apollo 14's Saturn IVB rocket booster, intentionally impacted to serve scientific purposes.

  • LROC image of Apollo 11 landing site

    A Second Look at Apollo 11

    10.01.09 - The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has returned another image of the Apollo 11 landing site.

  • LRO image of Apollo 12 LM descent stage

    Apollo 12 and Surveyor 3

    09.03.09 - Four months after the success of Apollo 11, NASA launched Apollo 12 in November 1969. Almost exactly 40 years later, LRO has seen the landing site.

  • LROC image of the Apollo 14 landing site

    Trail of Discovery at Fra Mauru

    08.20.09 - This LROC image released highlights one of the locations visited by the Apollo 14 astronauts.

  • LROC image of Apollo 11 landing site

    LRO Sees Apollo Landing Sites

    07.17.09 - NASA's LRO spacecraft has returned images of five of the six Apollo moon landing sites.

  • Selene image of Apollo 15 site

    Apollo 15's Lunar 'Halo'

    07.25.08 - Images from a Japanese spacecraft show evidence of the Apollo 15 astronauts' visit to the lunar surface.

  • Hubble pictures of the moon

    Hubble Prospects for Lunar Resources

    10.19.05 - NASA scientists are using the Hubble Space Telescope to hunt for resources on the lunar surface.

  • Apollo Lunar Module

    Apollo's Lunar Leftovers

    06.28.04 - Astronauts, spacecraft, moon rocks and science experiments all returned safely from the Moon. But what was left behind?