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NASA PDS Release 6 of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Data

Status Report From: Planetary Exploration Newsletter
Posted: Monday, June 20, 2011

image The NASA Planetary Data System is pleased to announce a new delivery of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) data for the following instruments: CRaTER, DLRE, LAMP, LEND, LOLA, LROC and Mini-RF. Radio Science Tracking data will be released shortly. SPICE data will be released later this summer.

In general, LRO Release 6 includes data collected between December 15, 2010 and March 14, 2011.

To access the above data, please visit the following link: http://pds.nasa.gov/subscription_service/SS-20110615.html

PDS offers two services for searching the LRO archives:

1. The Planetary Image Atlas at the Imaging Node allows selection of LRO data by specific search criteria: http://pds-imaging.jpl.nasa.gov/search/lro/

2. The Lunar Orbital Data Explorer at the Geosciences Node allows searching and downloading of LRO data and other lunar orbital data sets (Clementine and Lunar Prospector): http://ode.rsl.wustl.edu/moon/

LRO SPICE ancillary data may be obtained at: http://naif.jpl.nasa.gov/naif/data_archived.html

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