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It's Just So Beautiful: Earthrise From The Moon Captured By NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

Note: Full-res version HERE in case you want to print it out and tape it to a wall in your office and pretend you're a million (actually around 240,000) miles away. This is a composite photo of an earthrise taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter from about 84 miles above the moon's surface. Show More Summary

NASA Releases a Spectacular Earthrise Image Captured by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

NASA has released a spectacular Earthrise image composite captured by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The images used were captured on October 12, 2015 while the LRO was about 83 miles above the Compton crater on the far side of the Moon. image via NASA

NASA Image Shows Earth Rising Over The Moon

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

A stunning image that appears to show the Earth rising above the surface of the moon has been released by NASA. Taken by a camera onboard the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the composite image shows the eastern coast of Liberia at center, along with parts of the Sahara Desert, Saudi Arabia and both South American coastlines in view. YouTube link The Presurfer

Yes, This Is a Real, Gorgeous Image of the Earth Over the Moon’s Horizon

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been observing the Moon close-up for over five years, but all science aside, this picture is one heck of an achievement on its own. Looking just about as fake and alien as any other picture taken on the giant space rock that flies around our heads and stabilizes our planet, this is the Earth over the Moon's horizon.

What an Earthrise Looks Like from the Surface of the Moon

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Wow. A million wows, really. Here’s a truly spectacular image from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter that shows Earth in all its glory from the perspective of being on the surface of the Moon. It’s an Earthrise and it’s just gorgeous and amazing to be able to “see” it. Show More Summary

Breathtaking Earthrise image from far side of the moon

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter offers a new view of the planet we call home

The Earth Looks Beautiful from the Moon

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter really outdid itself with this amazing shot of the Earth over the rocky limb of the Moon. While complicated to capture, we think it was worth every moment. Read more...

NASA releases spectacular image of lunar "Earthrise"

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA has released a stunning image of an Earthrise captured from the perspective of the agency's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The bottom half of the image displays the bleak yet enchanting lunar surface, whilst the upper portion...Show More Summary

Gorgeous New NASA Image Shows Earth 'Rising' Over The Moon

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

NASA released a stunning image on Friday appearing to show Earth “rising” over the horizon of the moon. The image was captured by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a robotic spacecraft that has been orbiting the moon since 2009. Usually,...Show More Summary

NASA: "Stunning, Unique Earth Image from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)"

. "The image is simply stunning," said Noah Petro, Deputy Project Scientist for LRO at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. "The image of the Earth evokes the famous 'Blue Marble' image taken by Astronaut Harrison Schmitt during...

Ckeck out this amazing image of Earth from the moon’s orbit

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is currently in orbit around the moon -- just like it says on the tin -- and its LROC three-camera system just delivered some of the most amazing high-resolution images we've ever seen.

Earthrise

Just how beautiful is our planet? This beautiful: Holy sweet mother of Earth. This incredible photo was taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has been mapping the Moon since it achieved orbit in 2009. Its cameras are usually...Show More Summary

5 Lessons From NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

3 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Although NASA’s ongoing Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission continues to hone global maps that will be used by lunar explorers for decades to come, the science generated by the mission’s more than four billion measurements continues to beguile lunar scientists in ways not seen since the Apollo era.

Zero Dollars for 2016: Two Stalwart Planetary Missions Face a Troubling Future

In its 2016 budget request, the White House inexplicably proposed to end two active, scientifically productive planetary missions: the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

NASA discovers the Earth’s pull is massaging the moon

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Geek.com

Tide rolls in, tide rolls out — we can explain that. It’s the gravitational push and pull of the moon influencing the flux of the Earth’s oceans, but what NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter […]

NASA --"Earth's Gravitational Tidal Forces Shaping the Moon"

Earth's gravity has influenced the orientation of thousands of faults that form in the lunar surface as the moon shrinks, according to new results from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft. In August, 2010, researchers using images from LRO's Narrow...

Sen: Lunar Cartography

The United States Geological Survey just released two incredible and incredibly beautiful maps of the Moon, made using data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. They are highly detailed and quite lovingly produced. I wrote about them for my twice-monthly column at Sen.com (subscription required). Show More Summary

Ep. 115: The Moon, Part 3: Return to the Moon

It's time for a third lunar chapter. We've talked about the physical characteristics of the Moon, and the exploration. Now we're going to talk about the plans to return to the Moon. From the upcoming lunar reconnaissance orbiter to the plans to have humans set foot on the Moon again, for the first time in more than 50 years.

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