Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter finds lunar pits harbor comfortable temperatures

This is a spectacular high-Sun view of the Mare Tranquillitatis pit crater revealing boulders on an otherwise smooth floor. This image from LRO’s Narrow Angle Camera is 400 meters (1,312 feet) wide, north is up. Credit: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University NASA-funded scientists have discovered shaded locations within pits on the Moon that always hover around a … Read more