Solar System Exploration Division

Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA)

Class

Data/Image

Status

past

Organizations

694

698

61A

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The Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) provides a precise global lunar topographic model and geodetic grid that serves as the foundation of essential lunar understanding. This aids future missions by providing topographical data for safe landings and enhance exploration-driven mobility on the Moon. LOLA also contributes to decisions as to where to explore by looking at the evolution of the surface.

Key Staff
    LOLA