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LADEE Mission: Lunar Orbital Insertion Animation

NASA Ames' Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is a robotic mission that will orbit the moon to gather detailed information about the lunar atmosphere, conditions near the surface and environmental influences on lunar dust.

This animation is a representation of lunar orbital insertion, which is the path the spacecraft follows when it is captured by the Moon's gravity and enters lunar orbit.

Note: Animation is silent with no audio/music track included.


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Last Updated: 16 Aug 2013