May 11, 2021

Teaching an Old Spacecraft New Tricks to Continue Exploring the Moon

In Spring 2018, a critical sensor used to help point the LRO spacecraft was powered off to preserve its remaining life. This limited the ability to reorient LRO for science. To reclaim these lost opportunities, Goddard, NASA’s Engineering Safety Center and the Naval Postgraduate School teamed up to rapidly develop revolutionary methods to enable LR

Source:: Goddard