About LRO and CRaTER

LRO Science Payload

The CRaTER Team

NEW! An Exhibit about
the McAuliffe-Shepard
Discovery Ctr., Concord, NH.
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LRO Quick Facts

• Launched June 18, 2009
• 4-day trip to the moon, then
   into commissioning orbit
• Science payload of 7

• Data relayed in real-time to
   LRO satellite and teams
• LRO Mission Operations:
   NASA-Goddard SFC
• LRO Dimensions:
   79"(2m) x 103"(2.6m)
• LRO Mass: 1664 lb. (891 kg)
• Duration: 1yr. exploration;
   Possible 3yr. science mission

Where is LRO Now?

Historical Exploration of
the Moon …

Related Links
NASA LRO Mission
   - CRaTER Instrument
   - Diviner Instrument
   - LAMP Instrument
   - LEND Instrument
   - LOLA Instrument
   - LROC Instrument
   - Mini-RF Instrument

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CRaTER Exhibit:
Spacecraft, Craters, and Cosmic Rays
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Be sure to visit Spacecraft, Craters, and Cosmic Rays, a new exhibit at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. View the exciting discoveries made by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Discover what NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has taught us about the Moon.

View Moon rocks and images of the Moon's craters and mountains.

Walk on the landing sites of the Apollo missions.

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