NASA Crashed a Satellite On the Moon Back in April. Yesterday, They Found Its Crater

October 29, 2014 9:20 PM

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Back in April, NASA planned for the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) to impact the moon. On April 11, LADEE initiated its final maneuver in order to avoid the Apollo landing sites. Seven days later it impacted the eastern rim of Sundman V crater.

Yesterday, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) team announced they found LADEE’s crater.

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