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Topography of Earth's moon generated from data NASA's LRO, with the gravity anomalies bordering the Procellarum region superimposed in blue. The border structures are shown using gravity gradients calculated with data from NASA's GRAIL mission.
Topography of Earth's moon generated from data NASA's LRO, with the gravity anomalies bordering the Procellarum region superimposed in blue. The border structures are shown using gravity gradients calculated with data from NASA's GRAIL mission.

Gravity Gradients Frame Oceanus Procellarum

Topography of Earth's moon generated from data NASA's LRO, with the gravity anomalies bordering the Procellarum region superimposed in blue. The border structures are shown using gravity gradients calculated with data from NASA's GRAIL mission.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Instrument: Lunar Orbit Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA18822
Added: 2014-10-01

Views: 920

Gravity Gradients Frame Oceanus Procellarum

Topography of Earth's moon generated from data NASA's LRO, with the gravity anomalies bordering the Procellarum region superimposed in blue. The border structures are shown using gravity gradients calculated with data from NASA's GRAIL mission.

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A view of Earth's moon looking south across Oceanus Procellarum, representing how the western border structures may have looked while active. This image combines gravity gradient from NASA's GRAIL and LRO.
A view of Earth's moon looking south across Oceanus Procellarum, representing how the western border structures may have looked while active. This image combines gravity gradient from NASA's GRAIL and LRO.

On the West Coast of the Ocean of Storms (Artist's Concept)

A view of Earth's moon looking south across Oceanus Procellarum, representing how the western border structures may have looked while active. This image combines gravity gradient from NASA's GRAIL and LRO.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Instrument: Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (WAC), Lunar Orbit Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA18821
Added: 2014-10-01

Views: 688

On the West Coast of the Ocean of Storms (Artist's Concept)

A view of Earth's moon looking south across Oceanus Procellarum, representing how the western border structures may have looked while active. This image combines gravity gradient from NASA's GRAIL and LRO.

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Global map of crustal thickness of the moon derived from gravity data obtained by NASA's GRAIL spacecraft. The lunar near side is represented on the left hemisphere. The far side is represented in the right hemisphere.
Global map of crustal thickness of the moon derived from gravity data obtained by NASA's GRAIL spacecraft. The lunar near side is represented on the left hemisphere. The far side is represented in the right hemisphere.

Moon Crustal Thickness

Global map of crustal thickness of the moon derived from gravity data obtained by NASA's GRAIL spacecraft. The lunar near side is represented on the left hemisphere. The far side is represented in the right hemisphere.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA17674
Added: 2013-11-08

Views: 2432

Moon Crustal Thickness

Global map of crustal thickness of the moon derived from gravity data obtained by NASA's GRAIL spacecraft. The lunar near side is represented on the left hemisphere. The far side is represented in the right hemisphere.

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This is a polar stereographic map of gravity of the north polar region of the moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission. The map displays the region from latitude 60 north to the pole.
This is a polar stereographic map of gravity of the north polar region of the moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission. The map displays the region from latitude 60 north to the pole.

Gravity at the Moon's North Pole

This is a polar stereographic map of gravity of the north polar region of the moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission. The map displays the region from latitude 60 north to the pole.

Target: Earth
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16896
Added: 2013-03-19

Views: 2079

Gravity at the Moon's North Pole

This is a polar stereographic map of gravity of the north polar region of the moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission. The map displays the region from latitude 60 north to the pole.

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These maps of Earth's moon highlight the region where the twin spacecraft of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission will impact on Dec. 17, marking the end of its successful endeavor to map the moon's gravity.
These maps of Earth's moon highlight the region where the twin spacecraft of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission will impact on Dec. 17, marking the end of its successful endeavor to map the moon's gravity.

GRAIL's Final Resting Spot

These maps of Earth's moon highlight the region where the twin spacecraft of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission will impact on Dec. 17, marking the end of its successful endeavor to map the moon's gravity.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Spacecraft: GRAIL, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
ID#: PIA16603
Added: 2012-12-13

Views: 1863

GRAIL's Final Resting Spot

These maps of Earth's moon highlight the region where the twin spacecraft of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission will impact on Dec. 17, marking the end of its successful endeavor to map the moon's gravity.

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This is the first footage of one orbiting robotic spacecraft taken by another orbiting robotic spacecraft at Earth's moon. 'Flow,' one of two satellites making up NASA's GRAIL mission, captured this video of NASA's LRO as it flew by.
This is the first footage of one orbiting robotic spacecraft taken by another orbiting robotic spacecraft at Earth's moon. 'Flow,' one of two satellites making up NASA's GRAIL mission, captured this video of NASA's LRO as it flew by.

Spacecraft Observes Another Spacecraft at the Moon

This is the first footage of one orbiting robotic spacecraft taken by another orbiting robotic spacecraft at Earth's moon. 'Flow,' one of two satellites making up NASA's GRAIL mission, captured this video of NASA's LRO as it flew by.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Spacecraft: GRAIL, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
ID#: PIA16602
Added: 2012-12-13

Views: 1690

Spacecraft Observes Another Spacecraft at the Moon

This is the first footage of one orbiting robotic spacecraft taken by another orbiting robotic spacecraft at Earth's moon. 'Flow,' one of two satellites making up NASA's GRAIL mission, captured this video of NASA's LRO as it flew by.

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This graphic highlights locations on the moon NASA considers 'lunar heritage sites' and the path NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory spacecraft will take on their final flight.
This graphic highlights locations on the moon NASA considers 'lunar heritage sites' and the path NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory spacecraft will take on their final flight.

Lunar Heritage Sites and GRAIL's Final Mile

This graphic highlights locations on the moon NASA considers 'lunar heritage sites' and the path NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory spacecraft will take on their final flight.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16494
Added: 2012-12-13

Views: 1783

Lunar Heritage Sites and GRAIL's Final Mile

This graphic highlights locations on the moon NASA considers 'lunar heritage sites' and the path NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory spacecraft will take on their final flight.

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These side-by-side, 3-D comparisons depict the unnamed lunar mountain targeted by the NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission for controlled impact of the Ebb and Flow spacecraft.
These side-by-side, 3-D comparisons depict the unnamed lunar mountain targeted by the NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission for controlled impact of the Ebb and Flow spacecraft.

Ebb and Flow's Final Moments

These side-by-side, 3-D comparisons depict the unnamed lunar mountain targeted by the NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission for controlled impact of the Ebb and Flow spacecraft.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Spacecraft: GRAIL, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
ID#: PIA16493
Added: 2012-12-13

Views: 1753

Ebb and Flow's Final Moments

These side-by-side, 3-D comparisons depict the unnamed lunar mountain targeted by the NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission for controlled impact of the Ebb and Flow spacecraft.

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This image shows the final flight path for NASA's twin Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission spacecraft, which will impact the moon on Dec. 17, 2012, around 2:28 p.m. PST.
This image shows the final flight path for NASA's twin Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission spacecraft, which will impact the moon on Dec. 17, 2012, around 2:28 p.m. PST.

Last Flight for GRAIL's Twin Spacecraft

This image shows the final flight path for NASA's twin Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission spacecraft, which will impact the moon on Dec. 17, 2012, around 2:28 p.m. PST.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Spacecraft: GRAIL, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
ID#: PIA16492
Added: 2012-12-13

Views: 2896

Last Flight for GRAIL's Twin Spacecraft

This image shows the final flight path for NASA's twin Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission spacecraft, which will impact the moon on Dec. 17, 2012, around 2:28 p.m. PST.

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This graphic depicting the bulk density of the lunar highlands on the near and far sides of the moon was generated using gravity data from NASA's GRAIL mission and topography data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
This graphic depicting the bulk density of the lunar highlands on the near and far sides of the moon was generated using gravity data from NASA's GRAIL mission and topography data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Mapping Lunar Highlands

This graphic depicting the bulk density of the lunar highlands on the near and far sides of the moon was generated using gravity data from NASA's GRAIL mission and topography data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16600
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 1359

Mapping Lunar Highlands

This graphic depicting the bulk density of the lunar highlands on the near and far sides of the moon was generated using gravity data from NASA's GRAIL mission and topography data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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This graphic depicting the bulk density of the lunar highlands on the near and far sides of the moon was generated using gravity data from NASA's GRAIL mission and topography data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
This graphic depicting the bulk density of the lunar highlands on the near and far sides of the moon was generated using gravity data from NASA's GRAIL mission and topography data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Mapping Lunar Highlands

This graphic depicting the bulk density of the lunar highlands on the near and far sides of the moon was generated using gravity data from NASA's GRAIL mission and topography data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16589
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 2468

Mapping Lunar Highlands

This graphic depicting the bulk density of the lunar highlands on the near and far sides of the moon was generated using gravity data from NASA's GRAIL mission and topography data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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This image depicting the porosity of the lunar highland crust was derived using bulk density data from NASA's GRAIL mission and independent grain density measurements from NASA's Apollo moon mission samples as well as orbital remote-sensing data.
This image depicting the porosity of the lunar highland crust was derived using bulk density data from NASA's GRAIL mission and independent grain density measurements from NASA's Apollo moon mission samples as well as orbital remote-sensing data.

Closer Look at Lunar Highland Crust

This image depicting the porosity of the lunar highland crust was derived using bulk density data from NASA's GRAIL mission and independent grain density measurements from NASA's Apollo moon mission samples as well as orbital remote-sensing data.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16588
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 1649

Closer Look at Lunar Highland Crust

This image depicting the porosity of the lunar highland crust was derived using bulk density data from NASA's GRAIL mission and independent grain density measurements from NASA's Apollo moon mission samples as well as orbital remote-sensing data.

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This map shows the gravity field of the moon as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. The viewing perspective, known as a Mercator projection, shows the far side of the moon in the center and the nearside (as viewed from Earth) at either side.
This map shows the gravity field of the moon as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. The viewing perspective, known as a Mercator projection, shows the far side of the moon in the center and the nearside (as viewed from Earth) at either side.

GRAIL's Gravity Field of the Moon

This map shows the gravity field of the moon as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. The viewing perspective, known as a Mercator projection, shows the far side of the moon in the center and the nearside (as viewed from Earth) at either side.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16587
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 2041

GRAIL's Gravity Field of the Moon

This map shows the gravity field of the moon as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. The viewing perspective, known as a Mercator projection, shows the far side of the moon in the center and the nearside (as viewed from Earth) at either side.

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This map shows the gravity field of the moon from the Lunar Prospector mission. The viewing perspective, known as a Mercator projection, shows the far side of the moon in the center and the nearside (as viewed from Earth) at either side.
This map shows the gravity field of the moon from the Lunar Prospector mission. The viewing perspective, known as a Mercator projection, shows the far side of the moon in the center and the nearside (as viewed from Earth) at either side.

Moon Gravity Field Using Prospector Data

This map shows the gravity field of the moon from the Lunar Prospector mission. The viewing perspective, known as a Mercator projection, shows the far side of the moon in the center and the nearside (as viewed from Earth) at either side.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16586
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 1708

Moon Gravity Field Using Prospector Data

This map shows the gravity field of the moon from the Lunar Prospector mission. The viewing perspective, known as a Mercator projection, shows the far side of the moon in the center and the nearside (as viewed from Earth) at either side.

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This moon map shows the gravity gradients calculated by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red and blue correspond to stronger gravity gradients.
This moon map shows the gravity gradients calculated by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red and blue correspond to stronger gravity gradients.

Lunar Gravity Gradients

This moon map shows the gravity gradients calculated by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red and blue correspond to stronger gravity gradients.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16585
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 2710

Lunar Gravity Gradients

This moon map shows the gravity gradients calculated by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red and blue correspond to stronger gravity gradients.

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This map of one side of the moon shows the location of some of the giant dikes identified by NASA's GRAIL mission.
This map of one side of the moon shows the location of some of the giant dikes identified by NASA's GRAIL mission.

Moon Dike Map

This map of one side of the moon shows the location of some of the giant dikes identified by NASA's GRAIL mission.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
Instrument: Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter
ID#: PIA16584
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 2186

Moon Dike Map

This map of one side of the moon shows the location of some of the giant dikes identified by NASA's GRAIL mission.

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A profile across one of the linear gravity anomalies found by NASA's GRAIL mission shows that it has higher gravity than the surroundings.
A profile across one of the linear gravity anomalies found by NASA's GRAIL mission shows that it has higher gravity than the surroundings.

GRAIL Identifies Moon Dikes

A profile across one of the linear gravity anomalies found by NASA's GRAIL mission shows that it has higher gravity than the surroundings.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16583
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 2135

GRAIL Identifies Moon Dikes

A profile across one of the linear gravity anomalies found by NASA's GRAIL mission shows that it has higher gravity than the surroundings.

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A linear gravity anomaly intersecting the Crisium basin on the nearside of the moon has been revealed by NASA's GRAIL mission. The GRAIL gravity gradient data are shown at left, with the location of the anomaly indicated.
A linear gravity anomaly intersecting the Crisium basin on the nearside of the moon has been revealed by NASA's GRAIL mission. The GRAIL gravity gradient data are shown at left, with the location of the anomaly indicated.

Gravity Anomaly Intersects Moon Basin

A linear gravity anomaly intersecting the Crisium basin on the nearside of the moon has been revealed by NASA's GRAIL mission. The GRAIL gravity gradient data are shown at left, with the location of the anomaly indicated.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16582
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 2044

Gravity Anomaly Intersects Moon Basin

A linear gravity anomaly intersecting the Crisium basin on the nearside of the moon has been revealed by NASA's GRAIL mission. The GRAIL gravity gradient data are shown at left, with the location of the anomaly indicated.

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A 300-mile-long linear gravity anomaly on the far side of the moon has been revealed by gravity gradients measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. GRAIL data are shown on the left, with red and blue corresponding to stronger gravity gradients.
A 300-mile-long linear gravity anomaly on the far side of the moon has been revealed by gravity gradients measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. GRAIL data are shown on the left, with red and blue corresponding to stronger gravity gradients.

GRAIL Spots Gravity Anomaly

A 300-mile-long linear gravity anomaly on the far side of the moon has been revealed by gravity gradients measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. GRAIL data are shown on the left, with red and blue corresponding to stronger gravity gradients.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16581
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 2117

GRAIL Spots Gravity Anomaly

A 300-mile-long linear gravity anomaly on the far side of the moon has been revealed by gravity gradients measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. GRAIL data are shown on the left, with red and blue corresponding to stronger gravity gradients.

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These maps of the near and far side of the moon show the gravity gradients as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission, highlighting a population of linear gravity anomalies.
These maps of the near and far side of the moon show the gravity gradients as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission, highlighting a population of linear gravity anomalies.

Linear Gravity Anomalies

These maps of the near and far side of the moon show the gravity gradients as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission, highlighting a population of linear gravity anomalies.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16580
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 2112

Linear Gravity Anomalies

These maps of the near and far side of the moon show the gravity gradients as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission, highlighting a population of linear gravity anomalies.

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These maps of the near and far side of the moon show gravity gradients as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red and blue areas indicate stronger gradients due to underlying mass anomalies.
These maps of the near and far side of the moon show gravity gradients as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red and blue areas indicate stronger gradients due to underlying mass anomalies.

GRAIL's Gravity Gradients

These maps of the near and far side of the moon show gravity gradients as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red and blue areas indicate stronger gradients due to underlying mass anomalies.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16579
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 1691

GRAIL's Gravity Gradients

These maps of the near and far side of the moon show gravity gradients as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red and blue areas indicate stronger gradients due to underlying mass anomalies.

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These maps of the moon show the 'Bouguer' gravity anomalies as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red areas have stronger gravity, while blue areas have weaker gravity.
These maps of the moon show the 'Bouguer' gravity anomalies as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red areas have stronger gravity, while blue areas have weaker gravity.

Gravity of the Moon's Crust

These maps of the moon show the 'Bouguer' gravity anomalies as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red areas have stronger gravity, while blue areas have weaker gravity.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA16578
Added: 2012-12-05

Views: 2367

Gravity of the Moon's Crust

These maps of the moon show the 'Bouguer' gravity anomalies as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission. Red areas have stronger gravity, while blue areas have weaker gravity.

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An artist's depiction of the twin spacecraft that comprise NASA's GRAIL mission. During the GRAIL mission's science phase, spacecraft (Ebb and Flow) transmit radio signals precisely defining the distance between them as they orbit the moon in formation.
An artist's depiction of the twin spacecraft that comprise NASA's GRAIL mission. During the GRAIL mission's science phase, spacecraft (Ebb and Flow) transmit radio signals precisely defining the distance between them as they orbit the moon in formation.

NASA's GRAIL Spacecraft in Science Collection Phase

An artist's depiction of the twin spacecraft that comprise NASA's GRAIL mission. During the GRAIL mission's science phase, spacecraft (Ebb and Flow) transmit radio signals precisely defining the distance between them as they orbit the moon in formation.

Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA13966
Added: 2012-03-27

Views: 3203

NASA's GRAIL Spacecraft in Science Collection Phase

An artist's depiction of the twin spacecraft that comprise NASA's GRAIL mission. During the GRAIL mission's science phase, spacecraft (Ebb and Flow) transmit radio signals precisely defining the distance between them as they orbit the moon in formation.

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An artist's depiction of the twin spacecraft (Ebb and Flow) that comprise NASA's GRAIL mission. As 'Ebb and Flow' fly over areas of greater and lesser gravity surface features can influence the distance between the two spacecraft.
An artist's depiction of the twin spacecraft (Ebb and Flow) that comprise NASA's GRAIL mission. As 'Ebb and Flow' fly over areas of greater and lesser gravity surface features can influence the distance between the two spacecraft.

GRAIL Spacecraft Over the Moon

An artist's depiction of the twin spacecraft (Ebb and Flow) that comprise NASA's GRAIL mission. As 'Ebb and Flow' fly over areas of greater and lesser gravity surface features can influence the distance between the two spacecraft.

Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
ID#: PIA13965
Added: 2012-03-27

Views: 3905

GRAIL Spacecraft Over the Moon

An artist's depiction of the twin spacecraft (Ebb and Flow) that comprise NASA's GRAIL mission. As 'Ebb and Flow' fly over areas of greater and lesser gravity surface features can influence the distance between the two spacecraft.

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This image of the lunar surface was taken by NASA's MoonKAM system onboard the Ebb spacecraft and shows Crater Poinsot located on the northern part of the moon's far side.
This image of the lunar surface was taken by NASA's MoonKAM system onboard the Ebb spacecraft and shows Crater Poinsot located on the northern part of the moon's far side.

Far Side of Moon Imaged by MoonKAM

This image of the lunar surface was taken by NASA's MoonKAM system onboard the Ebb spacecraft and shows Crater Poinsot located on the northern part of the moon's far side.

Target: Moon
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL's Ebb
Instrument: MoonKAM
ID#: PIA15515
Added: 2012-03-22

Views: 4000

Far Side of Moon Imaged by MoonKAM

This image of the lunar surface was taken by NASA's MoonKAM system onboard the Ebb spacecraft and shows Crater Poinsot located on the northern part of the moon's far side.

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