Apollo 14 S-IVB Impact Crater

Image Data

Time(DOY:251) 2009-09-08T11:49:36
Orbit915
Center Longitude-26.08 °
Center Latitude-8.20 °
Resolution1.05 m/pixel
ModeNative
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Caption:

Crater (center of image) formed by impact of the Apollo 14 Saturn IVB booster. The booster was intentionally impacted into the lunar surface on February 4, 1971 to serve as an energy source to probe the interior structure of the Moon using seismometers placed on the surface by Apollo astronauts.

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[NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]