NASA revisits Apollo's lunar landing sites.

NASA revisits Apollo's lunar landing sites.

Summary: NASA's latest moon explorer sends back photos of what Apollo astronauts left behind on the lunar surface.

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  • NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has been sending  back the sharpest images yet of the Apollo landing sites. After the LRO moved into a lower orbit,  new images released today let you easily see details such as the landing site, the astronauts' footpath, and lunar rover tracks.

    Here is the Apollo 17 landing site where Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmidt were the last astronauts to walk on the moon.

    Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/ASU

  • Here are newly released images of Apollo 12 where Pete Conrad and Alan Bean called home.

    Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/ASU

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