NASA released two new videos this week in honor of 1,000 days in orbit for its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). These videos come from the LRO team at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. And they are beautiful!
Bottom line: Enjoy these two new videos released this week in honor of 1,000 days in orbit by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The first video takes viewers through the moon’s evolutionary history, and reveals how it came to appear the way it does today. The second video gives viewers a guided tour of prominent locations on the moon’s surface, compiled by the spacecraft’s observations of the moon. Man! NASA is getting good at making videos!
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.