NASA - Moon Virtual Tour

NASA has compiled a magnificent virtual tour of the moon

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If you’ve ever wanted to take a closer look at the moon, now’s your chance to thanks to NASA.

Video footage from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft from the past 9 years has been uploaded to YouTube in magnificent 4K. Seeing 9 years of lunar reconnaissance footage put together in one nearly 5 minute long video is truly a spectacle to behold.

As the visualisation moves around the near side, far side, north and south poles, we highlight interesting features, sites, and information gathered on the lunar terrain.

The video is public domain and other supporting visualizations can be downloaded from the Scientific Visualization Studio here

Sahil Lala

Sahil Lala

Sahil is a tech and gaming enthusiast that's been a writer, reviewer, advisor and editor at multiple publications