At long last NASA finds where their spacecraft smashed into the Moon

October 30, 2014 3:28 PM

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At long last NASA finds where their spacecraft smashed into the Moon

NASA has finally learnt where they smashed their spacecraft into the moon. Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) smashed into the moon on April 18, 2014. NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has finally captured images of the LADEE debris.

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera team recently developed a new computer tool to search Narrow Angle Camera before and after image pairs for new craters, the LADEE impact event provided a fun test,” explained LROC Principal Investigator Mark Robinson of Arizona State University in Tempe. “As i...

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