Friday, July 17, 2009

In case you missed it . . .

LRO Sees Apollo Landing Sites





The spacecraft's current elliptical orbit resulted in image resolutions that were slightly different for each site but were all around four feet per pixel. Because the deck of the descent stage is about 12 feet in diameter, the Apollo relics themselves fill an area of about nine pixels. However, because the sun was low to the horizon when the images were made, even subtle variations in topography create long shadows. Standing slightly more than ten feet above the surface, each Apollo descent stage creates a distinct shadow that fills roughly 20 pixels.


[Follow me on Twitter.]

21 comments:

Red Pill Junkie said...

The shadow of the "LEM" is so telling and distinctive.

They say that later they will have photographs with three times more resolution. I hope they get to post them in color, although I don't know if the camera they have permits it.

PS: Where's the flag?

PPS; Those "verification words" you need to type can be so synchronistical some times. right now I have to type "marker" :)

Anonymous said...

Why is there never any color photo's taken of the moon?

Is NASA hiding something?

Just go to a store and try to purchase a black and white camera these days. It is not an easy object to find.

Portland Magician said...

I can see my car on google 50 times better than this.

Their cameras are really that garbage?

I'm not a fan of NASA's lies.

fengleton said...

LM shadow, etc? Added by Nasa. So easy to fake these days one way or the other. (For or against)
If Nasa went to the moon, then they had help from an ET source. There's no way they had the technology to carry it out.

Anonymous said...

Here what i found -> vision correction

comprar puertas metalicas said...

The guy is definitely just, and there's no doubt.

playhouse plans said...

"Thanks for sharing such a great post. You may want to learn enchanting leveling guide or get in shape with led vs lcd or getting to know on Canon 550d
"

how to get a girls number said...

"Thanks for sharing such a great post. You may want to learn wow enchanting guide or get in shape with p90x or getting to know on what do you need for p90x

P90X said...

"Thanks for sharing such a great post. You may want to learn wow enchanting guide or get in shape with p90x or getting to know on what do you need for p90x"

Tarzana dental implants said...

I have heard about it before but my conception is now clear reading this post. You may also learn from Doctor Maytesyan Dental - Tarzana, Encino, Woodland Hills, Implant & Braces.
Tarzana Cosmetic Dentistry
Sherman Oaks Cosmetic Dentistry
Encino Cosmetic Dentistry
Tarzana teeth braces
Sherman Oaks teeth braces
Encino teeth braces

mydesertdenta said...

A. Desert Dental:
cosmetic dentists las vegas
invisalign las vegas
cosmetic dentistry las vegas
las vegas dental implant
las vegas dental implants
las vegas dental implants
las vegas denture
las vegas dentures
las vegas implant dentistry
las vegas cosmetic dental care

B. Desert Dental:
henderson dentures
sedation dentistry las vegas
las vegas implant dentist
las vegas sedation dentist
las vegas cosmetic dentists
denture repair las vegas
cosmetic dentist las vegas
henderson invisalign
dental implants in las vegas
henderson invisalign dentist

mydesertdenta said...

C. Desert Dental:
las vegas nevada dentures
las vegas nevada cosmetic dentist
las vegas nevada cosmetic dentistry
henderson sedation dentistry
las vegas nevada dental implants
las vegas invisalign dentist
las vegas sedation dental
cosmetic dentist in las vegas
las vegas nevada implant dentist
las vegas nevada cosmetic dental care

D. Desert Dental:
cosmetic dentistry in las vegas
henderson cosmetic dentist
dentures las vegas nv
las vegas nevada implant dentistry
las vegas sedation dentists
las vegas sedation dentists
henderson sedation dentist
henderson cosmetic dentistry
dentures in las vegas
las vegas nv dental implants

personal statement said...

Thank u for the great idea u have given here. We are looking for an Expert Proofreading at Reasonable Prices. Contact Us_ Expert Proofreading at Reasonable Prices
essay editing
http://www.myessaypro.com/

C3 Admission Advising said...

college consulting

dramik said...

Great post. Need more information about this.
Sherman Oaks Cosmetic Dentistry
Encino Cosmetic Dentistry
Tarzana teeth braces
Sherman Oaks teeth braces
Encino teeth braces

Donna Christensen said...

Thank You Admin for such a Great Post. We the biggest picasso face painter and face painter Newport News and face painter Richmond serving in the Virginia Area. We Offer Face Painting, Belly Bumps, Glitter Tattoo and Theatrical Makeup with Reasonable Prices.
Thank You Admin for such a Great Post. We the biggest face painter Tidewater and face painter Norfolk serving in the Virginia Area. We Offer Face Painting, Belly Bumps, Glitter Tattoo and Theatrical Makeup with Reasonable Prices.
Thank You Admin for such a Great Post. We the biggest face painter and body painter serving in the Virginia Area. We Offer Face Painting, Belly Bumps, virginia face painter serving in the Virginia Area. We Offer glitter tattoo and theatrical makeup with Reasonable Prices.

Solinteg Groupe Conseil said...

Thanks for the Great Post. Groupe Conseil Solinteg can support -

office 365 , ms office 365 , cloud services , ms cloud services , sharepoint online , ms sharepoint online , exchange online , ms exchange online , lync online , ms lync online , cloud services montreal , infonuagique montreal , microsoft crm montreal , microsoft crm montreal , windows intune , microsoft product montreal

and many more services and product from Microsoft Corporation. Thanks.

Kama Life Styles said...

Thanks for the nice post. Do you know.. How To Be More Confident A number of men need tips and advice on how to be more confident with women. Women adore confident men who believe in their own abilities and themselves. Kama Lifestyles dating coaching specialises in teaching men how to be confident.It doesn’t depend on personal traits and characteristics, but can be learned by anyone. It does, however, take some work to turn negative thoughts and behaviours into something positive, and no one can do the work but the man who needs to change his attitude.

Knowledge Plus Australia said...

Thanks for the Great Post. Knowledge Plus is a Registered Training Organisation. training provider australia, training provider australia, elearning australia, certificate iv in business australia, online qualifications australia, diploma qualifications australia, diploma qualifications australia, skills for all courses south australia, affordable online qualifications australia, online qualifications australia and many more Training and Supports.

kuku fashion australia said...

WOW!, Thanks for the nice Blog. This is really Fantastic. Enjoy online fashion shopping with us! We are- Kuku fashion Australia, with Kuku, Kuku dress, Kuku dresses, Kuku fashion, Mad Love stockist, Mad Love fashion, Toi et Moi online, Toi et Moi jacket. Thanks for staying with us.

green products said...

Thanks for the Great Post. We want a Green earth for LIVE, why we need- green home, green products, green product, buy green, eco friendly products, environmental products, eco green products, environmentally friendly products. Thank you for staying with us.