Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Invites Public to Select Favorite Moon Image for Lunar Orbiter Anniversary Collection
    NASA HQ - Friday, May 23, 2014
    Posted on: 5/23/2014 2:23:46 PM PDT

  • Scientists Document, Quantify Deep-Space Radiation Hazards
    University of New Hampshire - Monday, November 18, 2013
    Posted on: 11/18/2013 7:05:17 PM PDT

  • Patches of Water Ice Could Comprise 5 - 10% of Shackleton Crater's Walls
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Posted on: 8/31/2012 1:05:40 AM PDT

  • Researchers Find Evidence of Ice Content at the Moon's South Pole
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Posted on: 6/20/2012 5:32:28 PM PDT

  • NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Reveals Ice Content in Shackleton Crater on the Moon
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Posted on: 6/20/2012 5:31:02 PM PDT

  • NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Brings 'Earthrise' to Everyone
    LRO LROC - Sunday, April 22, 2012
    Posted on: 4/22/2012 4:28:07 PM PDT

  • Cosmic Rays Alter Chemistry of Lunar Ice
    University of New Hampshire - Monday, March 19, 2012
    Posted on: 3/19/2012 5:50:03 PM PDT

  • NASA Spacecraft Reveals Recent Geological Activity on the Moon
    NASA HQ - Monday, February 20, 2012
    Posted on: 2/20/2012 5:33:09 PM PDT

  • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Observes Final Lunar Eclipse of the Year
    NASA HQ - Friday, December 9, 2011
    Posted on: 12/9/2011 6:26:19 PM PDT

  • New Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter High-Resolution Topographic Map of the Moon
    Arizona State University - Thursday, November 17, 2011
    Posted on: 11/18/2011 3:31:33 AM PDT

  • Subtly Shaded Map of the Moon Reveals Titanium Treasure Troves
    Europlanet - Sunday, October 9, 2011
    Posted on: 10/9/2011 10:49:04 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Elementary Students and Their Families to an Illuminating Event Exploring the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Monday, September 12, 2011
    Posted on: 9/13/2011 1:11:30 AM PDT

  • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Images Offer Sharper Views of Apollo Landing Sites
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, September 6, 2011
    Posted on: 9/6/2011 4:17:34 PM PDT

  • NASA Announces Media Teleconference on New Apollo Images
    NASA HQ - Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Posted on: 9/1/2011 7:54:25 PM PDT

  • NASA Details Achievements Of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Posted on: 6/21/2011 8:16:11 PM PDT

  • NASA Schedules Telecon To Highlight Lunar Mission Results
    NASA HQ - Friday, June 17, 2011
    Posted on: 6/17/2011 6:58:00 PM PDT

  • NASA extends contract for lunar reconnaissance orbiter camera instrument
    NASA HQ - Monday, February 14, 2011
    Posted on: 2/15/2011 2:53:34 AM PDT

  • NASA's LRO Creating Unprecedented Topographic Map of Moon
    NASA HQ - Friday, December 17, 2010
    Posted on: 12/18/2010 1:48:58 AM PDT

  • NASA's LRO Exposes Moon's Complex, Turbulent Youth
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, September 16, 2010
    Posted on: 9/17/2010 3:20:30 AM PDT

  • NASA'S Lunar Spacecraft Completes Exploration Mission Phase
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, September 15, 2010
    Posted on: 9/15/2010 8:05:57 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA Award: Lunar Reconaissance Orbiter Design and Fabrication Exhibit Phase II
    Goddard Space Flight Center - May 5, 2014
    Posted on: 5/5/2014 12:22:13 PM PDT

  • NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE Images: January 9, 2014
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 18, 2014
    Posted on: 1/19/2014 2:27:53 AM PDT

  • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera 15th PDS Release
    Arizona State University - September 16, 2013
    Posted on: 9/18/2013 2:41:00 PM PDT

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Planetary Mapping and Impact Studies: Lunar and Planetary Institute
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - June 24, 2013
    Posted on: 6/24/2013 3:07:21 PM PDT

  • NASA PDS: Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Data Release 14
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - June 24, 2013
    Posted on: 6/24/2013 3:05:43 PM PDT

  • NASA's Robotic LRO Spacecraft Provides Data for Human Exploration
    Goddard Space Flight Center - June 12, 2013
    Posted on: 6/12/2013 6:38:54 PM PDT

  • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Finds GRAIL Impact Sites
    NASA HQ - March 19, 2013
    Posted on: 3/19/2013 7:49:59 PM PDT

  • Video: Moon Phase & Libration: 2013 Moon With Additional Graphics
    NASA HQ - January 25, 2013
    Posted on: 1/26/2013 5:21:47 AM PDT

  • NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE Images - January 16, 2013
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 17, 2013
    Posted on: 1/17/2013 9:40:03 PM PDT

  • NASA Beams Mona Lisa to Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the Moon
    Goddard Space Flight Center - January 17, 2013
    Posted on: 1/17/2013 9:35:13 PM PDT

  • NASA Sole Source Contract Modification to Contract - LRO Cosmic Ray Telescope for the Effects of Radiation (CRaTER)
    Goddard Space Flight Center - November 21, 2012
    Posted on: 11/21/2012 10:06:43 PM PDT

  • NASA Sole Source Extension of Contract NNG05EC87C for LRO LAMP Instrument
    Goddard Space Flight Center - November 15, 2012
    Posted on: 11/15/2012 4:39:35 PM PDT

  • NASA Sole Source Contract Extension with CSC for LRO Lunar Exploration Neutron Detector
    Goddard Space Flight Center - November 15, 2012
    Posted on: 11/15/2012 4:39:13 PM PDT

  • Papers Invited for Special Issue of Advances in Space Research on Lunar Science
    Planetary Science Institute - September 24, 2012
    Posted on: 9/24/2012 3:18:49 PM PDT

  • NASA Planetary Data System Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Data Release II
    Planetary Science Institute - September 24, 2012
    Posted on: 9/24/2012 3:17:05 PM PDT

  • LRO image of the Moon: Alphonsus Crater Mantled Floor Fracture
    NASA/ASU LROC - September 4, 2012
    Posted on: 9/4/2012 2:41:01 PM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment Investigation Phase E Extensions
    Goddard Space Flight Center - June 3, 2012
    Posted on: 6/4/2012 12:07:44 AM PDT

  • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Phase E Contract Extension
    Goddard Space Flight Center - May 11, 2012
    Posted on: 5/11/2012 3:08:48 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image of the Moon: The Rays of Messier A
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - April 20, 2012
    Posted on: 4/20/2012 2:28:06 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image of the Moon: Smooth Ejecta
    LRO LROC - April 16, 2012
    Posted on: 4/16/2012 12:05:48 PM PDT