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- Lunar Orbiter 2's mission was to map out potential landing sites for the Apollo landings.
- The spacecraft is known for its "picture of the century" photo of the moon's landscape.
- A strange-looking impact crater has been spotted by NASA's current lunar satellite, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
"The impact appears much too large (approximately 85 meters in diameter) to be the result of an impact from a spacecraft only a few meters tall" "The truth is that we are not sure what caused this impact feature," Ashley added.
A new picture from the LRO details a strange, butterfly-shaped pattern that indicates a pile of lunar rubble -- but is from it a comet impact or the crash landing of a space probe? Not even scientists studying the image are sure.
Originally posted by SkepticUnderdog
seems like nasa forgot to photoshop this one?