NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has sent some beautiful pictures of the Apollo Landing Sites from about 110km above the surface of the moon just in time for the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Landing on Monday. It's amazing the level of detail that can be seen, the Apollo 14 site is one of the best.
When the LRO moves into its full mapping orbit at the end of August these will be from about 50km. Can't wait.
Also, following @apolloeleven on Twitter is giving realtime tweets of Apollo 11 as it happened, to the minute: Long periods of nothing, then bursts of activity.
being the mostly inane ramblings of me with occasional bouts of lucidity and flashes of genius also plagiarised useful stuff
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