(video from Ranger 9)


Image Credit: NASA/JPL Note you can download the video directly here.

On March 24, 1965, a nationwide TV audience watched live video from Ranger 9 as it purposefully crashed into the Moon within the crater Alphonsus. The last few images show the lunar surface in detail from a few hundred meters above.

This sequence of images from Camera A was converted from video to film to laser disc to digital files.

Tagged with:  
Share →

SSERVI Science Teams

Inspiration Room

NLSI Inspiration Room

ELS 2015

Did you know?

The Moon's magnetic field is 100 to 1000 times weaker than the Earth's.

Read More



Upcoming Events