Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter News


Mission Press Releases

  • Arizona State University Return to the moon
    Arizona State University - Saturday, June 20, 2009
    Posted on: 6/20/2009 8:26:08 AM PDT

  • USGS Astrogeology Returns to its Lunar Roots With LRO
    USGS Astrogeology - Saturday, June 20, 2009
    Posted on: 6/20/2009 8:06:52 AM PDT

  • NASA Returning to the Moon with First Lunar Launch in a Decade
    NASA HQ - Thursday, June 18, 2009
    Posted on: 6/18/2009 8:02:52 PM PDT

  • JPL Instrument Set for NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, June 18, 2009
    Posted on: 6/18/2009 12:01:06 PM PDT

  • Lunar Exploration Missions Roll to Pad for Thursday Launch
    Kennedy Space Center - Wednesday, June 17, 2009
    Posted on: 6/17/2009 11:35:21 AM PDT

  • Public Invited to Watch Launch of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, June 16, 2009
    Posted on: 6/16/2009 1:13:54 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to Watch Launch of Maryland Built and Managed Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, June 16, 2009
    Posted on: 6/16/2009 1:12:56 PM PDT

  • NASA Sets New Launch Dates for Space Shuttle, LRO and LCROSS
    NASA HQ - Monday, June 15, 2009
    Posted on: 6/15/2009 12:44:22 PM PDT

  • NASA Sets Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter/LCROSS Launch Coverage Events
    Kennedy Space Center - Saturday, June 6, 2009
    Posted on: 6/6/2009 8:13:21 PM PDT

  • NASA Details Plans for Lunar Exploration Robotic Missions
    NASA HQ - Thursday, May 21, 2009
    Posted on: 5/21/2009 2:44:48 PM PDT

  • NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Launch of Moon Missions
    Kennedy Space Center - Wednesday, May 20, 2009
    Posted on: 5/20/2009 9:51:55 AM PDT

  • NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Spacecraft Ships South In Preparation For Launch
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, February 11, 2009
    Posted on: 2/11/2009 5:11:01 PM PDT

  • Next NASA Moon Mission Completes Major Milestone
    NASA HQ - Monday, December 22, 2008
    Posted on: 12/22/2008 7:21:55 PM PDT

  • NASA's Next Moon Mission Begins Thermal Vacuum Test
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, October 23, 2008
    Posted on: 10/23/2008 7:05:52 PM PDT

  • Raytheon Technology to Assist in Hunt for Ice on Moon
    Raytheon Company - Thursday, October 23, 2008
    Posted on: 10/23/2008 10:20:33 AM PDT

  • NASA Ames Celebration to Share Excitement of 2009 Moon Mission
    Ames Research Center - Tuesday, September 2, 2008
    Posted on: 9/2/2008 11:09:06 AM PDT

  • NASA Tests Moon Imaging Spacecraft at Goddard
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, July 31, 2008
    Posted on: 7/31/2008 9:33:45 AM PDT

  • Media Invited for NASA LRO Media Day
    - Tuesday, June 3, 2008
    Posted on: 6/3/2008 8:58:33 PM PDT

  • New NASA Moon Mission Begins Integration of Science Instruments
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, April 16, 2008
    Posted on: 4/16/2008 6:03:20 PM PDT

  • NASA's Goddard Wins Science Awards for Robotic Moon Mission
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, April 2, 2008
    Posted on: 4/2/2008 8:28:33 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA LRO Lunar Image: A Detailed Look at the Walls of Crater Aristarchus
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - January 2, 2012
    Posted on: 1/2/2012 8:40:16 PM PDT

  • Image: Apollo 15 Landing Site In Great Detail
    NASA/ASU LROC - November 27, 2011
    Posted on: 11/27/2011 8:58:12 PM PDT

  • LRO Image: Hadley Rille and the Mountains of the Moon
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - November 7, 2011
    Posted on: 11/8/2011 2:11:26 PM PDT

  • NASA PDS Releases More Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Data
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - September 18, 2011
    Posted on: 9/18/2011 9:59:42 PM PDT

  • NASA PDS Releases Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Data Release 7
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - September 18, 2011
    Posted on: 9/18/2011 9:59:29 PM PDT

  • Image: The Moon's North Pole As Seen By Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
    NASA HQ - September 7, 2011
    Posted on: 9/7/2011 4:22:27 PM PDT

  • Photo: Sunrise on the Moon
    NASA HQ - July 2, 2011
    Posted on: 7/3/2011 1:46:08 AM PDT

  • NASA PDS Release 6 of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Data
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - June 20, 2011
    Posted on: 6/20/2011 4:17:44 PM PDT

  • NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Mosaic: The Far Side of the Moon
    Goddard Space Flight Center - March 13, 2011
    Posted on: 3/13/2011 6:43:07 PM PDT

  • Challenger Astronauts Memorialized on the Moon
    NASA/ASU LROC - January 30, 2011
    Posted on: 1/30/2011 4:35:18 PM PDT

  • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Data Release 4
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - January 9, 2011
    Posted on: 1/9/2011 6:16:37 PM PDT

  • Mini-RF Has Just Completed its First Month of Polar Mapping
    NASA HQ - August 8, 2010
    Posted on: 8/8/2010 9:05:59 AM PDT

  • NASA Radar returns first high-resolution view of an unusual crater near Moon’s north pole
    NASA HQ - July 1, 2010
    Posted on: 7/1/2010 9:14:42 AM PDT

  • LRO Image of Apollo 17 Landing Site
    NASA HQ - October 29, 2009
    Posted on: 10/29/2009 10:42:56 AM PDT

  • Bouncing Boulders on the Far Side of the Moon
    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera - October 19, 2009
    Posted on: 10/19/2009 11:04:22 AM PDT

  • NASA LRO Weekly Report, Week Ending 09.11.09
    Goddard Space Flight Center - September 10, 2009
    Posted on: 9/10/2009 9:47:40 AM PDT

  • LRO Sends Back Images of Apollo Lunar Module Hardware On The Moon
    NASA HQ - July 17, 2009
    Posted on: 7/17/2009 10:18:44 AM PDT

  • NASA LRO LROC Image: The fractured floor of Compton
    LRO LROC - July 13, 2009
    Posted on: 7/13/2009 10:14:55 AM PDT

  • First Moon Images From NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
    NASA HQ - July 2, 2009
    Posted on: 7/2/2009 10:42:26 AM PDT

  • NASA ESMD PAO Statement Regarding Release of LRO Imagery
    NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate - June 22, 2009
    Posted on: 6/22/2009 1:24:28 PM PDT