PIA18162: Lunar Prospector (Artist's Concept)
 Mission:  Lunar Prospector 
 Product Size:  2000 x 1594 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Ames Research Center 
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This artist's concept of the Lunar Prospector shows the spacecraft in lunar orbit. Instrument masts are fully deployed.

Lunar Prospector spent about a year and a half studying and mapping the Moon. After its mission was complete, was deliberately crashed into the Moon's south pole to look for evidence of water ice. None was observed.

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