PIA16620: Mare Orientale Flyover
Target Name: Moon
Is a satellite of: Earth
Mission: Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
Spacecraft: GRAIL
Instrument: MoonKAM
Product Size: 364 x 480 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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NASA's GRAIL mission took this flyover video above the Mare Orientale basin of Earth's moon. It was collected by the MoonKAM aboard GRAIL's Ebb spacecraft on April 7 and 8, 2012.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., manages the GRAIL mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, is home to the mission's principal investigator, Maria Zuber. GRAIL is part of the Discovery Program managed at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Denver built the spacecraft. The California Institute of Technology in Pasadena manages JPL for NASA.

For more information about GRAIL, please visit http://grail.nasa.gov.

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Movie credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Sally Ride Science

Image Addition Date:
2012-12-05