Landing Crash Sites and Images from LRO


Apollo 11
Apollo 12 and Surveyor 3
Apollo 13 Saturn IVB upper stage crater.
Apollo 14 and again
Apollo 14 measurements of positions
Apollo 14 Saturn IVB upper stage crater (see also Apollo 16-5444P, closeup, and Lunar Topographic Ortophotomap 76-D1 ; research by Danny Caes)
Apollo 15
Apollo 16
Apollo 17

Luna 16 descent stage in Sinus Successus
Luna 17 lander and Lunokhod 1 rover
Luna 20 descent stage in Crisium Basin ejecta.
Luna 21 lander and Lunokhod 2 rover.
Luna 24 descent stage in Mare Crisium.

Ranger 7 (Apollo 16-5430P)
Ranger 9 (Apollo 16-4658P)

Surveyor 1 and different Sun angle.
Surveyor 3 and Apollo 12
Surveyor 5
Surveyor 6 on Sinus Medii.

Additional Information

  • Sam Lawrence of the LRO team maintains a list of imaged vehicles on the lunar surface and their coordinates.
  • Note: Apollo era images of vehicle impact craters are from APOLLO OVER THE MOON: A VIEW FROM ORBIT (NASA SP-362), Chapter 5.2

Bibliography


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