Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • Media Briefing to Feature More Results from Lunar Mission
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Posted on: 9/15/2010 1:40:52 AM PDT

  • NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Reveals 'Incredible Shrinking Moon'
    NASA HQ - Thursday, August 19, 2010
    Posted on: 8/19/2010 10:25:10 PM PDT

  • NASA to Hold Media Briefing on Latest Results from Lunar Mission
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, August 18, 2010
    Posted on: 8/18/2010 6:14:20 PM PDT

  • Western researcher solves 37-year old space mystery
    University of Western Ontario - Wednesday, March 17, 2010
    Posted on: 3/17/2010 10:02:30 AM PDT

  • New Lunar Images and Data Available to the Public
    NASA HQ - Monday, March 15, 2010
    Posted on: 3/15/2010 1:21:39 PM PDT

  • NASA Unveils Latest Results From Lunar Mission, Helps Prepare for Next Stage of Scientific Discovery
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Posted on: 12/15/2009 2:44:11 PM PDT

  • ATK's Engineering Expertise Enables NASA's Discovery of Water On The Moon
    Alliant Techsystems - Tuesday, September 29, 2009
    Posted on: 9/29/2009 2:36:08 PM PDT

  • NASA Goddard Shoots The Moon to track Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Spacecraft
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, September 24, 2009
    Posted on: 9/24/2009 1:26:51 PM PDT

  • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Begins Detailed Mapping of Moon's South Pole
    NASA HQ - Saturday, September 19, 2009
    Posted on: 9/19/2009 5:14:33 PM PDT

  • LRO's LAMP Shedding Light on Shadowed Regions of the Moon
    Southwest Research Institute - Saturday, September 19, 2009
    Posted on: 9/19/2009 5:06:40 PM PDT

  • New NASA temperature maps provide 'whole new way of seeing the moon'
    University of California Los Angeles - Friday, September 18, 2009
    Posted on: 9/18/2009 1:06:02 PM PDT

  • NASA: First Results from Lunar Mission to Be Released Sept. 17
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, September 16, 2009
    Posted on: 9/16/2009 6:16:42 PM PDT

  • NASA Goddard Hosts A Special "We're at the Moon" Celebration
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Monday, July 27, 2009
    Posted on: 7/28/2009 9:01:17 AM PDT

  • NASA Briefs Media on New Images of Apollo Lunar Landing Sites
    NASA HQ - Thursday, July 16, 2009
    Posted on: 7/17/2009 8:37:03 AM PDT

  • NASA's LRO Spacecraft Sends First Lunar Images to Earth
    NASA HQ - Thursday, July 2, 2009
    Posted on: 7/2/2009 9:27:09 PM PDT

  • NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Successfully Enters Moon Orbit
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, June 23, 2009
    Posted on: 6/23/2009 8:09:27 AM PDT

  • New NASA Missions to Reach Moon Tuesday, Sending Back Live Video
    NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate - Monday, June 22, 2009
    Posted on: 6/22/2009 1:36:28 PM PDT

  • A Look at NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Traveling Wave Tube Amplifier
    Glenn Research Center - Saturday, June 20, 2009
    Posted on: 6/20/2009 10:49:23 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • NASA LRO Image: Inside Ryder Crater
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - April 1, 2012
    Posted on: 4/2/2012 2:32:38 AM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image: Copernicus Crater
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - March 30, 2012
    Posted on: 3/30/2012 2:42:37 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image: Lunokhod 1 Rover Parked On The Lunar Surface
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - March 29, 2012
    Posted on: 3/29/2012 5:40:18 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image: Luna 24 Sitting On The Lunar Surface
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - March 28, 2012
    Posted on: 3/28/2012 2:42:46 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image: Luna 23's Rough Landing On The Moon
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - March 26, 2012
    Posted on: 3/26/2012 3:20:55 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image of the Moon: Fractures in Ohm's Melt
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - March 20, 2012
    Posted on: 3/20/2012 2:46:17 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image of the Moon: Crater Petavius B: Impact Melt Channel
    LRO LROC - March 15, 2012
    Posted on: 3/15/2012 4:19:39 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image: A New View of the Apollo 11 Landing Site
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - March 7, 2012
    Posted on: 3/7/2012 9:21:29 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image: Apollo 15 Rover Tracks On The Moon
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - March 5, 2012
    Posted on: 3/6/2012 2:56:51 AM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image of the Moon: Inside Crater Pytheas
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - March 5, 2012
    Posted on: 3/5/2012 3:42:25 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image of the Moon: Crater Anaxagoras: Cracked Mound
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - March 4, 2012
    Posted on: 3/4/2012 5:23:56 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image of the Moon: Crater Moltke: Impact Melt Boundary
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - March 1, 2012
    Posted on: 3/1/2012 5:29:06 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image of the Moon: Basalt Layering Inside Crater Dawes
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - February 29, 2012
    Posted on: 2/29/2012 4:35:18 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image of the Moon: Shattering Consequences of a Comet Impact
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - February 28, 2012
    Posted on: 2/28/2012 5:28:18 PM PDT

  • NASA LRO Image of the Moon: Crater Hermann B: Rim on a Rim
    NASA/ASU LROC - February 25, 2012
    Posted on: 2/25/2012 6:56:46 PM PDT