Scientists working with NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) are using known distances at the Apollo landing sites to calibrate the orbiter’s narrow-angle cameras for future mapping, as early results from the spacecraft’s instruments are starting to come in. Briefing colleagues at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) annual meeting in San Francisco recently, Mark Robinson of Arizona State University, the principal investigator on the LRO Camera (LROC), said the Apollo sites also are ...
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