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ARCHIVE: Real World: NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission

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This video describes NASA's plans to launch the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). Since this production, LRO was successfully launched and continues to gather data increasing our knowledge about the moon. For more information about LRO, visit: http://lunar.gsfc.nasa.gov/index.html Other plans to return to the moon discussed in this video never materialized, but the ideas and innovations considered for lunar exploration advanced technology.

Published on: October 07, 2010

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NASA; Real World; NASA eClips; science; moon; LRO; reconnaissance; orbiter; landing sites; maps, Apollo, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, Noah Petro, polar orbit, John Keller, laser, altimetry, instruments, radiation, tissue, water ice, NIA, RealWorld Mathema
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