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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: NASA robotic spacecraft orbiting the Moon
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is a NASA robotic spacecraft currently orbiting the Moon in an eccentric polar mapping orbit. Data collected by LRO has been described as essential for planning NASA's future human and robotic missions to the Moon. Its detailed mapping program is identifying safe landing sites, locating potential resources on the Moon, characterizing the radiation environment, and demonstrating new technologies.


Chennai techie uses Nasa images to find Vikram lander debris, gets credit from US agency

AChennai techie, Shanmuga Subramanian, used lunar images from Nasa's Moon's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured on different dates and studied them for weeks to locate the debris of the lander. He..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nasa's LRO camera spots Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram's debris on Moon surface

Analysis of the images taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Camera, released early on December 3 (IST), for the first time, has indicated the debris of Vikram, the Chandrayaan-2 lander..
IndiaTimes - Published

NASA is still searching for Vikram lander with a fresh set of lunar pictures

nasa is still searching for vikram lander with a fresh set of lunar pictures
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has taken a fresh set of pictures under better lighting conditions of the area where the Indian moon lander Vikram likely ended up and experts will be making a..
WorldNews - Published

Chandrayaan 2: NASA's LRO performs second flyover to locate Vikram's landing site on the moon

chandrayaan 2: nasa's lro performs second flyover to locate vikram's landing site on the moon
NASA has scheduled a flyover of its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) over the landing site of India's Vikram Lander yesterday, 14 October. It is trying to locate ISRO's Vikram lander and capture..
WorldNews - Published

Chandrayaan-2: NASA images landing site, says Vikram might be hiding in shadow

chandrayaan-2: nasa images landing site, says vikram might be hiding in shadow
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Friday released high-resolution images of the lunar region where Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram had attempted a soft landing earlier this month...
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •DNA

Nasa captures images of Chandrayaan-2's Moon landing site: Report

Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has snapped a series of images during its flyby on September 17 of Vikram's attempted landing sight near the Moon's uncharted south pole, and the US..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nasa’s lunarcraft LRO will take images of Vikram lander today

With the help of its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), the US space agency Nasa will try to take images of Vikram lander on Tuesday. The US lunar craft, which has been circling Moon since 2009, will..
IndiaTimes - Published

NASA lunar probe to fly over landing site tomorrow, may shed new light on Vikram

nasa lunar probe to fly over landing site tomorrow, may shed new light on vikram
As ISRO figures out what happened to the Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2, after it lost contact with the ground station barely a few hundred metres above the Moon in the early hours of September 7, a..
WorldNews - Published

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