Lunar Orbiter in the News 21 November 2008

Moon photo goes high-def, Leader Post

"A little over 40 years ago, to help it select potential landing sites for its Apollo lunar missions, NASA sent five unmanned spacecraft over two years to orbit the moon and photograph pretty much every inch of its surface."

NASA restores 42-yr-old image of Earth rising above the lunar surface, Entertainment and Showbiz

"The Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project, located at NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California, is taking analog data from original recorders used to store on tape and 1,500 of the original tapes, converting the data into digital form, and reconstructing the images."

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