Long-running lunar mission reveals moon’s surprises

After 7 years, orbiter team asks NASA for two more

mountains near Tycho Crater

MOON MOUNTAINS  A 15-kilometer-wide complex of mountains rises 2 kilometers above the center of Tycho Crater on the moon in this 2011 picture from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. 

LRO/GSFC/NASA, Arizona State Univ.

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