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Mountains on the Moon

On the Earth, we are taught that mountains form over millions of years, the result of gradual shifting and colliding plates. On …

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The Depths of Mare Ingenii

NASA image release June 17, 2010 Impact craters are visible everywhere on the moon, but pits are rare. This pit in Mare …

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Moon Seen From the East

NASA image release September 9, 2010 LROC Wide Angle Camera (WAC) view of the Moon seen from 90° east longitude. Half the …

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Apollo 17, Earthrise over Moon

View of the crescent Earth rising above the lunar horizon over the Ritz Crater. Image taken during the Apollo 17 mission on …

This composite image of the moon using Clementine data from 1994 is the view we are most likely to see when the moon is full. 

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The Moon

This composite image of the moon using Clementine data from 1994 is the view we are most likely to see when the …

Apollo 11 Mission images - Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar equatorial orbit. Original film magazine was labeled U. Film type is 3400 Panatomic-X film emusion on a 2.5 mil Estar polyester base.

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Credit: NASA/APOLLO 11

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Solar Corona July 19, 1969

Apollo 11 Mission images – Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while …