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

2 years agoArts : Artdaily

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 Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera provide evidence that these valleys are very young, suggesting the moon has experienced relatively recent geologic activity.
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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter explores the moon in 3-D

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Scientists using the camera aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter are acquiring stereo images of the moon in high resolution (0.5 to 2 meters/pixel) that provide 3-D views of the surface from which high resolution topographic m... 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

NASA spacecraft reveals recent geological activity on the moon

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

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... Read Post


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