Apollo Landing Sites

Apollo Landing Sites
Apollo Landing Sites Project Apollo landed 6 missions on the Moon, all on the near-side facing the Earth. This image displays the location of each mission as recorded by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. NASA/Ernie Wright/Casey Dreier

Where on the Moon did the Apollo missions land? These locations, derived from exact coordinates provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft nearly 40 years after the original landing, shows the range (and limit) of locations accessed by astronauts of the Apollo program.

Derived from the original source, Apollo Landing Sites with Moon Phases, by Ernie Wright of Goddard Space Flight Center's Scientific Visualization Studio.

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Starting with Apollo 7 in 1968 and culminating with Apollo 17 in 1972, NASA launched 33 astronauts on 11 Apollo missions. Twelve humans walked on the Moon.

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