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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter watches over Chang'e 3 and Yutu (animation)

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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter watches over Chang'e 3 and Yutu (animation) Four views of the Chang'e 3 landing site taken by Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, from before the landing until February 2014.

NASA / GSFC / ASU

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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter watches over Chang'e 3 and Yutu

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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter watches over Chang'e 3 and Yutu
Four LROC NAC views of the Chang'e 3 landing site: A) before landing, 30 June 2013, B) after landing, 25 December 2013, C) 21 January 2014, D) 17 February 2014. Each image is enlarged by a factor of two, width of each is 200 meters.
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This image is in the public domain. Original image data dated on or about February 17, 2014

 

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Comments:

captjim: 03/05/2014 05:50 CST

I was wondering if the American equipment that was left on the moon can be seen from space, and if so where can one view them?

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