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NASA spacecraft reveals recent geological activity on the moon

New images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft show the moon's crust is being stretched, forming minute valleys in a few small areas on the lunar surface. Scientists propose this geologic activity occurred less than 50 million years ago, which is considered recent compared to the moon's age of more than 4.5 billion years.
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Moon still geologically active, images show

Academics / Astronomy : TG Daily - Space (3 years ago)

There's still some geological activity on the moon, new images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft show. read more Read Post

NASA says the moon's crust is being stretched

Academics / Astronomy : TG Daily - Space (2 years ago)

??New images snapped by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) indicate the moon's crust is actually being stretched - forming minute valleys in a few small areas on the lunar surface. ?? read more Read Post

The National Air and Space Museum announces new images show recent geologic activity on the moon

Arts : Artdaily (2 years ago)

WASHINGTON, DC.- New images from NASA?s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft show that the moon?s crust is being slightly stretched, forming small valleys?at least in some small areas. High-resolution images obtained by the Lunar... Read Post


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