Saturday, June 13, 2009

First Global Stereo-Imaging of the Moon

Kaguya investigators produced a Fly-Over Tour of the
Alpine Valley, presenting another familiar near side telescopic
feature as never before seen.

Dr. Jun'ichi Haruyama,
Principal Investigator, Terrain Camera, Kaguya

"The Terrain Camera is the first high-resolution camera to capture three-dimensional topographic images of the surface of the entire globe. Another important feature of the camera is its ability to take images of very dark and very bright places..."

Read the JAXA feature story HERE.